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Authors: Grace M. Carter, Daniel A. Relles, Barbara O. Wynn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: payment, system, prospective, rehabilitation, plan, inpatient, work
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This report presents a work plan that describes research to support the Health Care Financing Administration's design, development, implementation, monitoring, and refinement of a Prospective Payment System for inpatient rehabilitation.......
Authors: Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Grace M. Carter, Joan L. Buchanan, Orla Hayden, Susan M. Paddock, Daniel A. Relles, Greg Ridgeway, Debra Saliba, Mark E. Totten, Barbara O. Wynn
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Keywords: prospective, payment, system, rehabilitation, inpatient, monitoring, refinement, workplan
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This report describes the analysis plan for the second phase of RAND's project on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System.......
ISBN: 0833031481, 9780833031488
Authors: Grace M. Carter, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Orla Hayden, Susan M. Paddock, Daniel A. Relles, Greg Ridgeway, Mark E. Totten, Barbara O. Wynn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: prospective, payment, system, facility, rehabilitation, initial, implementation, inpatient, analyses
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In the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Congress mandated that Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) implement a Prospective Payment System (PPS) for inpatient rehabilitation. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS, the successor agency to HCFA) issued the final rule governing such a PPS on August 7, 2001 and the system went into effect on January 1, 2002. This report details the an......
Authors: Christine E. Peterson, M. M. Nelsen, Deborah L. Wesley, Ellyn S. Bloomfield
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: mdash, visits, outpatient, inpatient, dental, service, fee, claims, series, volume, codebooks, aggregated
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This codebook describes the contents of a data file from the Health Insurance Experiment (HIE), a large social experiment conducted by The RAND Corporation from 1974 to 1982 under a grant from the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services. The fee-for-service (FFS) visits files provide data concerning each covered visit or hospitalization of FFS participants only, with one exception: Dental visi......
ISBN: 0833031295, 9780833031297
Authors: Grace M. Carter, Joan L. Buchanan, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Orla Hayden, Jennifer H. Kawata, Susan M. Paddock, Daniel A. Relles, Greg Ridgeway, Mark E. Totten, Barbara O. Wynn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facility, prospective, payment, system, rehabilitation, inpatient, summary, analyses, initial, implementation, executive
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In the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Congress mandated that Health CareFinancing Administration (HCFA) implement a Prospective Payment System (PPS)for inpatient rehabilitation. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS, the successor agency to HCFA) issued the final rule governing such aPPS on August 7, 2001. This report summarizes the research that RANDperformed to support HCFA's efforts ......
Authors: Daniel A. Relles, Greg Ridgeway, Grace M. Carter, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facility, rehabilitation, prospective, payment, system, inpatient, groups, refinements, construction, function, related, possible
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In 2002, Medicare implemented a prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs). The PPS works by assigning patients to groups according to how well patients function. These groups, called function-related groups (FRGs), are then used to predict the cost of treating particular Medicare patients according to their ability to function in four general categories: trans......
Authors: Susan M. Paddock, Jose J. Escarce, Orla Hayden, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facility, prospective, payment, system, rehabilitation, inpatient, patient, severity, following, implementation, changes
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The Medicare program in 2002 instituted an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS). IRFs are specialized hospitals or hospital units that provide intensive rehabilitation in an inpatient setting. Under the IRF PPS, Medicare pays facilities a predetermined rate per discharged patient, which depends on the patient’s age, impairment, functional status, and comor......
Authors: Grace M. Carter, Susan M. Paddock
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facility, rehabilitation, prospective, payment, system, inpatient, mix, analyses, changes, coding, case, preliminary
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The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 mandated use of a prospective payment system (PPS) to pay for Medicare patient stays at inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and stated that changes in the payment amounts should accurately reflect changes in IRFs’ patient case mix — that is, the true cost of treating patients — and not be influenced by changes in coding practices. This RAND ......
Author: Barbara O. Wynn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: services, workers, compensation, california, program, provided, hospital, update, inpatient
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This working paper examines changes in the number and type of discharges and maximum allowable fees under the California Workers' Compensation Official Medical Fee Schedule for inpatient hospital services from 2003-2005. The paper is part of an on-going study evaluation the impact of the changes in Labor Code provisions affecting medical care provided injured workers. The study's final report will......
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