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Hospital Wage Index Reform Deja Vu? OIG Releases Report on Vulnerabilities of Wage Index System, Recommends Overhaul of System


Posted on November 30, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On November 21, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a report (“Report”) outlining what it believes are multiple deficiencies in the Medicare wage index system. OIG recommended several changes, including revisiting the possibility of comprehensive reform and seeking authority to penalize hospitals that submit inaccurate wage... READ MORE

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