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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Providers Exempt from the Acute Care Prospective Payment System (C)

Providers Exempt from the Acute Care Prospective Payment System (C)

March 1, 1999

To update and improve payments to providers exempt from the acute care prospective payment system, the Secretary should encourage additional research in case-mix classification for psychiatric patients, with an eye toward developing a prospective payment system for them in the future.

Topics: Hospital.