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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Improving payment for inpatient hospital care in rural areas (D)

Improving payment for inpatient hospital care in rural areas (D)

June 15, 2001

To ensure accurate input-price adjustments in Medicare’s prospective payment systems, the Secretary should reevaluate current assumptions about the proportions of providers’ costs that reflect resources purchased in local and national markets.

Topics: Hospital.