Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 14th, 2006
To give hospital executives useful information, American Hospital Directory has created an analysis that provides projections of the financial effect the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) ruling will have on individual hospitals.
IPPS is the system by which Medicare pays the hospital for inpatient care. Among the proposed IPPS changes published in May are a new methodology for defining relative weights based on...
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