recover costs of care with community partners

Hutner, Michael
November 2010
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p106
Trade Publication
The article discusses ways on how hospitals that partner with community agencies can obtain Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements in the U.S. It states that chief financial officers (CFOs) of hospitals may call on agencies to help them recover costs of uncompensated care to people with disabilities (PWDs) and are homeless. It adds that hospitals may determine if they need to recover lost costs. They may also form and fund partnerships with agencies that will reimburse much more than the costs.


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