TITLE

PPS, DRGs Launched

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2007, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the enactment of an inpatient acute hospital prospective payment system in the U.S. in an effort to control Medicare costs in 1983. It notes that the system introduced preset payment rates for the treatment of Medicare patients. It cites the advantages of the implementation of the diagnosis-related groups (DRG) payment system.
ACCESSION #
25888145

 

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