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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > An alternative method to compute the wage index (C)

An alternative method to compute the wage index (C)

June 15, 2007

The Secretary should use the hospital compensation index described in recommendation 6B for the home health and skilled nursing facility prospective payment systems and evaluate its use in the other Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment systems.

Topics: Hospital.