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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (2)

Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (2)

February 27, 2003

The Congress should enact a low-volume adjustment to the rates used in the inpatient PPS. This adjustment should apply only to hospitals that are more than 15 miles from another facility offering acute inpatient care.

Topics: Hospital.