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How Physician Alignment Strategy Can Impact CMS Reimbursement

Posted by Dan Garvy on Sep 19, 2017 2:00:47 PM

Any hospital organization’s physician alignment strategy is a major driver of its mission and clinical agenda. As such, the hospital’s cost to pay physicians for their work represents a significant portion of it’s operating budget. This investment in the physicians’ services and expertise is a cost that directly and indirectly affects the quality of care the hospital delivers to patients, which CMS recognizes by reimbursing hospitals directly and through multiple incentives related to a hospital’s reported physician costs.

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Topics: physician alignment