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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Prospective payment for home health services in rural areas (B)

Prospective payment for home health services in rural areas (B)

June 15, 2001

The Secretary should study a sample of home health providers: to evaluate the impact of prospective payment on home health in rural areas; to evaluate costs that may affect the adequacy of prospective payments, and to find ways to improve all cost reports.

Topics: Post-acute care and Regional issues.