By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – CMS released their long-awaited final rule for hospitals that fall under certain payment models in Fiscal Year 2020, and it’s a doozy.
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By Joel Cohen PhD – When the Nation’s top health services researchers want information about what patients are spending on healthcare, they turn to a reliable source: AHRQ’s Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an integral part of the Agency’s unique inventory of data tools and resources.
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