Pink Offers Guidance for CAH Policy Changes

<p>Dec 13, 2013 -- NRHA Today article tells of a series of three briefs, authored by 2013 NRHA Outstanding Researcher award winner <a href="; target="_blank">George Pink, Ph.D</a>., that provide information for policymakers and stakeholders as policy changes for critical access hospitals (CAHs) are considered relating to potential increases in beneficiary travel distance if financially-vulnerable CAHs close; the projected financi

Federal Register Notice: CMS Outpatient Quality Reporting and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Programs

<p>Dec 10, 2013 -- <a href="… in the Federal Register</a>:  This final rule with comment period from CMS revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system for CY 2014.