CMS Issues Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program Proposals

CMS proposes measures, scoring and risk adjustment methodology for the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program as part of its proposed rule for the hospital inpatient prospective payment system for acute-care hospitals.

The HAC Reduction Program, which was established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aims to incentivize hospitals to reduce the rate of HACs.

Click here to read the full story on the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program in Becker's Hospital Review.

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