Medicare Patients to Hospitals

Health care executives talked about admission policies for Medicare patients in hospitals. The panelists focused on what happens when patients are give… read more

Health care executives talked about admission policies for Medicare patients in hospitals. The panelists focused on what happens when patients are give “observation status” rather than formal admission to a hospital, and how this practice of this could lead to increased out-of-pocket costs for Medicare recipients. close

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  • Linda Fishman Senior Vice President American Hospital Association->Public Policy and Development
  • Marc Hartstein Director Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->Medicare Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group
  • Edward F. Howard Executive Vice President Alliance for Health Reform
  • Carol Levine Director United Hospital Fund->Families and Health Care Project
  • Keith Lind Senior Policy Adviser AARP Public Policy Institute
  • Susan Reinhard Senior Vice President and Director AARP Public Policy Institute
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Medicare Patients to Hospitals

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Program ID:
316661-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 06, 2013 | 12:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2013 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 06, 2013 | 12:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 06, 2013 | 12:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2013 | 12:37am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2013 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
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