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Efficient hospitals operate on -2% margins in Medicare payments, MedPAC reports

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is recommending that payments in 2020 to acute care hospitals increase by 2 percent instead of the 2.8 percent expected under current law, and that the remaining .8 percent be used as a financial reward under a single quality incentive program. In also recommending that hospitals keep the money assessed… Read More »

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the deadly outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week and figures show Wales is being hit the hardest Rates of flu have more than doubled in all UK nations since the last week of 2018 Experts warn rising cases are having a ‘high impact’ on intensive care… Read More »