February 6, 2023

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February 03, 2023

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Medicare Reimbursement for Community Hospital Residency Programs [PODCAST]

Andrew Ruskin and Gabriel Scott discuss how Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently promulgated rules implementing the provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act that affect a very large number of community hospitals. Specifically, due to CMS’s interpretation of Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement rules, many community hospitals are no longer eligible for these payments and don’t even know it. This episode discusses the dilemma that community hospitals might be facing and emphasizes the importance of meeting a 1 July 2022 deadline CMS has imposed that may allow these hospitals to press the reimbursement “reset button.”


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About this Author

Andrew D. Ruskin Health Care Attorney K&L Gates Washington, D.C.

Andrew Ruskin is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the health care and FDA practice group.

Areas of Focus 

  • Health Care and FDA
  • Food, Drugs, Medical Devices, and Cosmetics (FDA)
Gabriel T. Scott Health Care Attorney K&L Gates Research Triangle Park, NC

Gabriel Scott is an associate in the firm’s Research Triangle Park office where he practices health law. Mr. Scott applies his prior experience in government, private practice, and healthcare delivery to assist clients in identifying practical legal solutions to complex regulatory matters. His practice focuses on resolving compliance and reimbursement issues for hospitals and other healthcare providers, with an emphasis on:

  • Advising clients on a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters, including Medicare enrollment, state licensure, patient...