US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as Coronavirus

Right now Medicare is determining that if you have a COVID-19 admission to the hospital you get $13,000. If that COVID-19 patient goes on a ventilator you get $39,000, three times as much. Nobody can tell me after 35 years in the world of medicine that sometimes those kinds of things impact on what we do.

April 10, 2020

US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as Coronavirus