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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Assessing the design and impact of the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (A)

Assessing the design and impact of the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (A)

June 1, 2000

The Secretary should monitor changes in practice patterns across ambulatory care settings to ensure that differences in payment do not lead to inappropriate shifts in site of care.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings, Delivery system reforms, and Hospital.