An innovative examination of Medicare's outlier payment procedures, this article discusses the payment calculation in detail and offers an analysis of the legality of such calculations in the context of the allegations against Tenet Healthcare Corporation. The article examines the circumstances of the allegations and suggests that perhaps fiscal responsibility can be confused with illegal conduct on occasion.
The Effect of Hospital Charges on Outlier Payments under Medicare's Inpatient Prospective Payment System: Prudent Financial Management or Illegal Conduct?,
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