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He explains the elements of PPS, including cost reports, adjudication features and processes, relative weights, and payment processes, as well as the features and documentation requirements for Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs), the Medicare Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs), Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH-PPS), Medicare Skilled Nursing Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs), and private third-party paters.
This increase was due to a shift to post-acute care as a way to reduce acute care length of stay after the prospective payment system for acute care hospitals was put in place and to liberalization of the definitions of eligibility for service provision and coverage (Lewis et al.
Professional staffing levels decreased because of the implementation of the nursing home Prospective Payment System (PPS) and associated rate cuts, but increased under the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 2000's rate increases, according to a recent report in Health Services Research.
Veit says that providers left on the outside of Medicare+ Choice opportunities will face decreasing revenues, resulting from the freezing of hospital payments for 1998 under the DRG-based hospital prospective payment system.
Under the Prospective Payment System (PPS) implemented by Medicare in 1983, hospitals are paid a set price for each Medicare patient treated, rather than being reimbursed for the patient's costs as had been done previously.
Coming: Prospective payment system for outpatient care The next important acronym in health care may be AVGs (Ambulatory Visit Groups), a prospective payment system for outpatient care.
90-Minute Professional Training Briefing On CD-Rom Here is your chance to get an in-depth analysis of the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Fiscal Year 2011 hospital reimbursement final regulations.
AHCA is on record since the inception of the SNF prospective payment system in detailing the underestimation of labor costs, capital costs, and provider liability insurance costs.