Provider alliance Premier Inc. is echoing earlier concerns expressed by the American Hospital Association that the final meaningful use rule excludes individual hospitals in multi-campus settings from receiving incentive payments.

Under the rule, Medicare will make one incentive payment per year for multiple inpatient facilities operating under the same Medicare provider number. Hospitals whose inpatient facilities operate under separate Medicare provider numbers would receive incentive payments for each facility.

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