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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 »

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Medical University of South Carolina completes acquisition of 4 hospitals from Community Health Systems

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Authority has completed its first-ever acquisition of medical facilities with the purchase of four South Carolina hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. These hospitals include 82-bed Chester Regional Medical Center, 225-bed Springs Memorial Hospital, 396-bed Carolinas Hospital System and 124-bed Carolinas Hospital… Read More »

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