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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Using payment to ensure appropriate access to and use of hospital emergency department services (2)

Using payment to ensure appropriate access to and use of hospital emergency department services (2)

June 15, 2018

The Congress should reduce Type A emergency department rates by 30 percent for off-campus stand-alone emergency departments that are within six miles of an on-campus hospital emergency department.

Topics: Hospital.