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Medicare’s Observation Care Policy More Likely To Affect Low-Income Seniors

09:31 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Kaiser Health News

A new study finds that low-income patients are more likely to be kept in the hospital under observation, and the higher out-of-pocket spending that accompanies not being officially admitted is a bigger burden for them. Also in the news, long-term care hospitals are pressing Medicare for a change that may cut their reimbursement rates.

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