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

Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (2)

March 1, 2002

The Congress should increase the base rate for inpatient services covered by Medicare’s prospective payment system in fiscal year 2003 by market basket minus 0.55 percent for hospitals in large urban areas and by market basket for hospitals in all other areas.

Topics: Hospital.