RENNOVA HEALTH, INC. OWNED HOSPITAL RECEIVES CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL CERTIFICATION
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rennova Health, Inc. (OTC: RNVA) today announced that the application by its hospital, Scott County Community Hospital, Inc. (DBA Big South Fork) in Oneida, TN, for designation as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) has been approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The effective date of approval is retrospective to June 30, 2021.
CAH status means the hospital will be entitled to a cost-based reimbursement from Medicare, which has the potential to increase revenue. There are a number of benefits of CAH including that capital improvement costs are included in allowable costs for determining Medicare reimbursement. This special reimbursement that CAHs receive is intended to improve their financial performance and thereby maintain access to basic health care in rural areas by providing rural health networks and rural emergency medical services.
“We are delighted to be granted Critical Access Hospital Certification for this hospital,” said Seamus Lagan, CEO of Rennova Health. “The opportunity for increased revenue and reimbursement is a welcome boost to the facility for the needed service it provides to the local community.”
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Released December 3, 2021