Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will touch on all current issues relevant to hospitals in the Medicare program and specifically focus on the current incentives around short inpatient stays and the unintended consequences of those incentives such as auditing by RACs, a massive backlog of Medicare appeals and excessive growth of outpatient observation stays.
Deputy Administrator and Director, Center of Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Regional Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections, NY Region
Office of the Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services (OIG-HHS)