The Substantial Financial Cost of PAMA Penalties The cost savings are obvious. Having all-hours access to a skilled specialist through TeleHealth Solution saves a hospitalist program nearly 67% of the average nocturnal rate—and changes [...]
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A Shift in Care: Protecting Access to Medicare ActThe Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), like a lot of legislation, is based on a noble intention and is full of trade-offs, benefits and drawbacks. Overall, [...]
Prevent PAMA Readmission Penalties with Nocturnal Coverage One of the biggest costs in a hospitalist program is the nocturnal program. Maintaining a physician in-house with volume that is not cost-neutral continues to be a [...]