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Medicare Physician Payment

Description
Provides an overview of how physicians are paid by Medicare, with a focus on the adjustments made related to geographic practice cost indexes (GPCIs). Discusses rural issues related to Medicare physician payment, including impact on physician recruitment and retention and healthcare access.
Author(s)
A. Clinton MacKinney, Michael D. Shambaugh-Miller, Keith Mueller
Citation
RUPRI Rural Policy Brief, 8(2)
Date
01/2003
Type
Document
Organization
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Tagged as
Medicare · Physicians · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models