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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Revising payment methods and monitoring quality of care in traditional Medicare (F)

Revising payment methods and monitoring quality of care in traditional Medicare (F)

March 2, 2000

The Secretary should establish systems for routinely assessing the quality of post-acute care and should use the information these systems generate to: evaluate the effects of new payment systems on quality of care, focus quality assurance activities, facilitate continuous quality improvement, and promote informed patient decision making.

Topics: Post-acute care and Quality.