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Final inpatient payment rule confirms price transparency push

Dive Brief: CMS is finalizing a price transparency push that uses median payer-specific negotiated charges from Medicare Advantage organizations to inform its calculations for inpatient hospital rates beginning in 2024, according to a final rule posted Wednesday. The Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule for 2021 includes a rate increase of 2.9% for general acute care… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Cases globally surpass 660,000, Singapore confirms third death

First responders from IU Health Bloomington hospital pick up a woman at the corner of 1st St and S. Walnut St who was sitting slumped over, and was saying she was having trouble breathing, and other COVID-19/Coronavirus symptoms in Bloomington, Ind. Jeremy Hogan | Barcroft Media | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: Taiwan confirms its first death, American cruise ship passenger tests positive in Malaysia

A girl wearing a face mask plays on her scooter at a park in Beijing on February 15, 2020. Wang Zhao | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:21 pm: Taiwan confirms first coronavirus death on island Taiwanese health authorities… Read More »