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

Hospital inpatient and outpatient services

March 1, 2006

The Congress should increase payment rates for the acute inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems in 2007 by the projected increase in the hospital market basket index less half of the Commission’s expectation for productivity growth.

Appeared in: March 2006 - Chapter 2A

Topics: Hospital.