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Funding source or transformation tool? CMS, states disagree
Modern Healthcare

State officials have come to view a Medicaid hospital-improvement initiative primarily as a source of supplemental payments for providers, according to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.MACPAC conducted a series of interviews with state and federal officials about a Medicaid hospital improvement initiative and uncovered a fundamental difference between what states and CMS officials understand about the purpose of the program.