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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 26, 2009

The Congress should reduce the indirect medical education adjustment in 2010 by 1 percentage point to 4.5 percent per 10 percent increment in the resident-to-bed ratio. The funds obtained by reducing the indirect medical education adjustment should be used to fund a quality incentive payment program.

Topics: Hospital and Quality.