Posts Tagged Outpatient

Study: Hospital Outpatient Clinics Treat Poorer, Sicker Patients than ASCs

Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department clinic are more likely to be poor, previously hospitalized and have severe chronic conditions than those treated in an ambulatory surgical center, according to a study by KNG Health Consulting released April 4

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CMS’s Online Tool Shows Cost Differences for Certain Surgical Procedures

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched a new online tool that allows consumers to compare Medicare payments and copayments for certain procedures that are performed in both hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgical centers. The Procedure Price Lookup tool displays national averages for the amount

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Study: Hospital Outpatient Departments Treat Sicker, Poorer Patients

Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department are likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office, according to a study prepared for the American Hospital Association. “America’s hospitals and health systems are

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