MedPAC recommends slashing payments for some standalone EDs by 30 percent
from Becker's Hospital CFO Report
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission on April 5 approved reducing payments for a number of standalone emergency departments across the country, according to an American Hospital Association report. MedPAC proposed the reduction in its March report to Congress. The commission specifically recommended a 30 percent payment rate reduction for off-campus standalone EDs that are no more than six miles from an on-campus hospital ED, according to the AHA.
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