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Hospitals Will Have Until Oct. 1 To Implement Outlier Cost Report Changes

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The $33,560 threshold needed for hospitals to qualify for outlier payments will not be lowered in FY 2004, despite pleas from the hospital and device industries, according to CMS' final rule

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