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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Updating payments for physician services and for care provided in hospital outpatient departments (C)

Updating payments for physician services and for care provided in hospital outpatient departments (C)

March 1, 2001

The Secretary should not use an expenditure target to update the conversion factor in the outpatient prospective payment system or to update payments for other ambulatory care settings.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings and Hospital.