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What does IME stand for?

IME stands for Indirect Medical Education

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2000-2010 Note: Medicare and Medicaid payments Include all applicable payment adjustments (Disproportionate Share, Indirect Medical Education, etc).
This created two distinct funding streams: (1) direct medical education (DME), which paid for the costs of running training programs, such as resident and staff salaries, teaching expenses, and office space, and (2) indirect medical education (IME), which covered the cost differential of caring for a sicker patient population.
Those cuts will most likely be felt by hospitals in the form of a freeze on prospective payment rates, a reduction in indirect medical education adjustments, and an elimination of depreciation adjustments.
Having served clients in all 50 states, HPS is recognized as a leader in complex government reimbursement and billing issues including Medicare Reimbursable Bad Debts, Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital, Transfer Diagnostic Related Groups and Direct Graduate Medical Education and Indirect Medical Education.