Meet the Editors
Charles A. Castle, MD
Editor in Chief
Associate Physician Executive
Director, Physician Affairs
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Lancaster General Hospital has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative.
Legislation passed by Congress New Year’s Day to avoid the fiscal cliff would stop a scheduled payment cut in Medicare physician payments, but hospitals will have to bear a major part of financing that pays for the fix.
Medicare’s Recovery Auditors (formerly known as RACs) are looking at the medical necessity of your inpatient admissions.
On June 28th, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 majority opinion upholding the health care reform law's (ACA) individual mandate.