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

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

March 1, 2001

The Congress should protect urban hospitals from the adverse effect of nearby hospitals being reclassified to areas with higher wage indexes by computing each area’s wage index as if none of the hospitals located in the area had been reassigned.

Topics: Hospital and Regional issues.