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

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

March 1, 1999

In implementing a prospective payment system for the hospital outpatient setting, the Secretary should: Closely monitor hospital outpatient service use to ensure that beneficiary access to appropriate care is not compromised.

Topics: Hospital.