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RAND says MACRA could hurt hospital revenue by $250 billion. Here's our take.

April 14, 2017

    There's a new study out in Health Affairs that could put hospital and health system leaders on edge.

    RAND Corporation researchers found that under MACRA, Medicare spending on hospital services through 2030 could fall by up to $250 billion—or increase by up to $32 billion. They also found that Medicare spending on physician services could fall by $35 billion to $106 billion.

    Here are our big takeaways from the study.

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