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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Changing Medicare’s Payment Systems for Ambulatory Care Facilities (E)

Changing Medicare’s Payment Systems for Ambulatory Care Facilities (E)

March 1, 1999

In establishing ambulatory care prospective payment systems in general, the Secretary should: Seek legislation to develop and implement a single update mechanism that would link conversion factor updates to volume growth across all ambulatory care services.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.