Long-term acute-care hospitals will receive a 3.4% Medicare rate increase as of July 1 through June 30, 2006, under final regulations issued by the CMS. The agency said it expected aggregate Medicare payments to long-term acute-care hospitals to increase $169 million through the rate year. Read the regulations. -- by Ralph Loos
Medicare rate for long-term acute-care hospitals to rise 3.4%
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