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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (3)

Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (3)

March 1, 2005

The Congress should extend hold-harmless payments under the outpatient prospective payment system for rural sole community hospitals and other rural hospitals with 100 or fewer beds through calendar year 2006.

Appeared in: March 2005 - Chapter 2A

Topics: Hospital and Regional issues.