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Senate Aging Committee Tackles Hospital ‘Observation Status’ Crisis

Senators Question CMS Actions and Logic, Call for Simplicity The U.S. Senate Committee on Aging held a hearing with two panels on Wednesday, May 20, considering the causes and possible solutions to the increased use of Observation services in hospitals, … Continue reading

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Will CMS Kill the 3-Night Rule?

The average number of days that patients spend in the hospital are gradually declining, due to various factors, including just plain better medicine, but in some cases this works against both providers and patients. The most obvious example is the … Continue reading

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