July 11, 2022
  • The American Hospital Association (AHA) said that the CMS’ new payment model for post-acute care providers has “fundamental flaws.” The model, which was outlined in a report to Congress, would base payments on several factors related to the cost of care and other needs and create new indicators based on whether the provider is in a rural area. According to the AHA, “The draft model lacks a comprehensive and reliable risk adjustment approach, which endangers access to care—particularly for the most critically ill patients.” (Article here)