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House Members Call On CMS To Change Hospital Payment Reductions
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In a letter sent Monday to new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick, 242 House members are calling for the agency to review and change its current proposal to decrease Medicare payments to hospitals by 2.9% in fiscal 2011. The reduction initially was sought to offset earlier overpayments that resulted from changes in the use of new codes.

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