CMS Announces Reimbursement Cuts for the 2017 Fiscal Year

Early last month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their HAC Scores for the 2017 fiscal year. In the third year of the program, 769 hospitals saw reductions while 241 experienced their third year in a row of reimbursement cuts.

Match Grade Medical can help prevent hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) and disastrous HAC scores. With a focus on patient outcomes, Match Grade’s surgical positioning equipment centers around avoiding the occurrence of pressure ulcers (with double wide pegs and tapered ends featured in the Broadhead Pegboard System) and healthcare-associated infections (through an unparalleled respect for the sterile field). Positioning matters, and Match Grade Medical is dedicated to providing industry leading products.

Follow the link below for CMS scores and methodology:

Medicare.gov Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program