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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Financial performance and inpatient payment issues for PPS hospitals (A)

Financial performance and inpatient payment issues for PPS hospitals (A)

March 1, 2001

The inpatient PPS operating update of market basket minus 0.55 percent set in law for fiscal year 2002 will provide a reasonable level of payments.

Topics: Hospital.