Healthcare News & Insights

Law will require hospitals to disclose observation status

A new bill making its way through Congress will change how hospitals interact with Medicare patients when they’re admitted under observation. And with nearly unanimous support, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes law. 

Two-midnight rule: Hospitals catch a much-needed break

Good news: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has given hospitals another reprieve when it comes to the unpopular and controversial “two-midnight” rule.