Inpatient Hospital Payment Rate Impacted by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

On Friday, December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.  Section 601, Modification of Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payment Rate for Puerto Rico Hospitals modifies the payment calculation with respect to operating costs of inpatient hospital services of a subsection (d) Puerto Rico hospital for discharges on or after January 1,…