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Pa. hospitals to get better reimbursement

health care law to boost medicare rate for hospitals in western pa.

friday, march 26, 2010

by steve twedt, pittsburgh post-gazette

inside this week's landmark health care reform bill is a piece of good news for western pennsylvania hospitals and, by extension, their employees.

by october 2012, the wage index formula used to establish medicare reimbursement rates will be effectively flattened so that no area of the country gets significantly higher rates than other areas.

read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10085/1045780-455.stm#ixzz0jjbh3vmw

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