Published in Managed Care Business Week, May 8th, 2007
"Having a means to track the market changes in blood products commonly used by hospitals ultimately paves the way toward improving the reflection of these changes in the Medicare hospital inpatient payment system. We applaud the BLS's work as recognition of the importance of blood safety and availability," said Stephen J. Ubl, AdvaMed's president and CEO.
Medicare pays acute care hospitals under a Prospective Payment System and assigns each case to a Diagnosis Related Group...
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