Hospitals are reimbursed for services provided to Medicare patients under the inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and the outpatient PPS. Moving forward, a portion of hospitals’ inpatient payment will be linked to quality outcomes, including performance on measures related to common and high-cost conditions and rates of hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
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