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What does PPS stand for?

PPS stands for Prospective Payment System


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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.