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Hospitals may face reforms of high billing for outpatient services

Posted On: Feb. 23, 2023 10:02 AM CST

Hospitals could be playing defense this year as bipartisan scrutiny builds in Congress over the way facilities charge more for outpatient services that can be done in less-expensive settings, like a private doctor's office, Axios reports. So-called site-neutral payment reforms could save Medicare upward of $100 billion over a decade, according to various projections, and those with private health insurance could see savings, too.