FL Medicaid Changing Hospital Payment System

Jan 8, 2013
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Although Medicare has been using the payment system for decades, Florida is only now making the switch to paying hospitals by the diagnosis for Medicaid patients.

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Making good on promises made during the 2012 legislative session, the Agency for Health Care Administration has come up with a new plan for reimbursing hospitals that treat patients on Medicaid. The new "diagnosis-related group" model would categorize Medicaid patients based on the type and severity of their illness and pay hospitals accordingly.

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