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Cpatel

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Medicare Consolidated Payemts
« on: March 28, 2016, 11:34:32 AM »
I have a client whose major patients are in-patient. Someone in hospital told him that Medicare will change to consolidated payments for all affiliated physicians. This means that Medicare will only pay to hospital for in-patient services and hospital will pay flat fee to affiliated physicians. I did research but is not able to find any post on CMS about this topic. My client is very worried that if this go live then it will impact him a lot. Anyone is aware of this? Please share any news on this topic.

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Re: Medicare Consolidated Payemts
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2016, 08:20:16 AM »
I can only find information about this relating to hospitals in Puerto Rico or physician groups that are purchased/acquired by/or owned by the hospital.  I don't see anything about independent physicians.
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Cpatel

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Re: Medicare Consolidated Payemts
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2016, 09:05:58 AM »
I can only find information about this relating to hospitals in Puerto Rico or physician groups that are purchased/acquired by/or owned by the hospital.  I don't see anything about independent physicians.

Thanks Michelle. This makes sense.