Sherrod Brown helps MedCentral resolve Medicare conflict

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Sherrod Brown helps MedCentral resolve Medicare conflict

Mansfield News Journal – MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital will qualify for Medicare reimbursements on par with those received by Columbus-area hospitals, a change that could bring an additional $6 million a year to the facility.

The announcement came in a news release issued this week by Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office.

“Because of its unique placement in Richland County, MedCentral received lower Medicare reimbursement rates than hospitals in the Columbus area received, even though it competed with those same hospitals for patients and employees,” Brown said.

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