Medicare: Information Needed to Assess Adequacy of Rate-Setting Methodology for Payments for Hospital Outpatient Services
Examines whether the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rate-setting methodology results in payment rates that uniformly reflect hospitals' costs for providing drugs and devices. Includes information specific to rural hospitals and the OPPS.
Government Accountability Office
Hospitals · Medicare · Outpatient care · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data