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Feds Putting the Squeeze on Medicare and Medicaid Payments: $252.6 Billion in Cuts Reported

October 21, 2019
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Feds Putting the Squeeze on Medicare and Medicaid Payments: $252.6 Billion in Cuts Reported
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Feds Putting the Squeeze on Medicare and Medicaid Payments: $252.6 Billion in Cuts Reported
Oct 21, 2019
Chuck Buck | Ronald Hirsch, MD | Knicole Emanuel, Esq. | David Glaser, Esq. | Ellen Fink-Samnick | Mary Inman, Esq | Matthew Albright

Acts of Congress plus regulatory cuts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are estimated to reduce federal payments to hospitals by $256.6 billion from 2010 to 2029, according to a study released this week and commissioned by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals.

Reporting on this developing story during this edition of Monitor Mondays is former CMS official Matthew Albright, chief legislative affairs officer for Zelis Healthcare.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include the following:

  • RAC Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel reports on the latest audits by Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and other third-party auditors. Emanuel, a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, is a partner in the Potomac Law Group.

  • War on Drugs: Famed whistleblower attorney Mary Inman, partner at the London law office of Constantine Cannon, reports that major drug manufacturers and distributors are proposing deals that could be worth up to $50 billion to help resolve the nationwide litigation of the pharmaceutical industry’s liability for America’s opioid crisis.
     
  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on the social determinants of health (SDoH), has the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen will also conduct the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser will return to Monitor Mondays with his trademark segment in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers.

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
Show Notes

Acts of Congress plus regulatory cuts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are estimated to reduce federal payments to hospitals by $256.6 billion from 2010 to 2029, according to a study released this week and commissioned by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals.

Reporting on this developing story during this edition of Monitor Mondays is former CMS official Matthew Albright, chief legislative affairs officer for Zelis Healthcare.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include the following:

  • RAC Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel reports on the latest audits by Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and other third-party auditors. Emanuel, a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, is a partner in the Potomac Law Group.

  • War on Drugs: Famed whistleblower attorney Mary Inman, partner at the London law office of Constantine Cannon, reports that major drug manufacturers and distributors are proposing deals that could be worth up to $50 billion to help resolve the nationwide litigation of the pharmaceutical industry’s liability for America’s opioid crisis.
     
  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on the social determinants of health (SDoH), has the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen will also conduct the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser will return to Monitor Mondays with his trademark segment in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers.

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
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