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We’re starting to see some funny economics emerge as healthcare payment reform truly takes shape. Just this last week I saw two interesting, unrelated articles that give us a glimpse into the effects of the law of unintended consequences, when it comes to changing the way we pay for healthcare.

The first is from the Kaiser Family Foundation. This article describes the penalties hospitals will have to pay as of October 1 because of changing Medicare regulations related to readmissions.  We’ve known this day was coming for some time, but many hospitals either refused to acknowledge that these penalties were coming or simply had other priorities. For that reason, more than 2,000 hospitals will be penalized and have to pay Medicare back up to 1% of their Medicare revenues.  The KFF article included a link to a PDF file listing all of the hospitals and their 2012 penalties.  A more…

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