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

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

March 2, 2000

To provide further protection for the primarily voluntary hospitals with mid-level low-income shares, the minimum value, or threshold, for the low-income share that a hospital must have before payment is made should be set to make 60 percent of hospitals eligible to receive disproportionate share payments.

Topics: Hospital.