Redesigning Medicare Inpatient PPS to Adjust Payment for Post-Admission Complications
Averill, R. F.
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Vertrees, J. C., McCullough, E. C., Hughes, J. S., and Goldfield, N. I.
Under the Medicare diagnosis-related group based inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS), payments to hospitals can increase
when a post-admission complication occurs. This article proposes a redesign of IPPS that reduces, but does not eliminate,
the increase in payment due to post-admission complications.