Join BKD for an overview of strategies affecting Medicare reimbursement for inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) hospitals, including review of wage index, Medicare bad debts, Medicare disproportionate share hospitals and uncompensated care, IME/GME and CARES Act implications.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Discuss items that drive the Medicare cost report settlement for a PPS hospital
- Explain the effect of these items on the hospital’s Medicare reimbursement
- Identify opportunities to impact each Medicare reimbursement driver
- Discuss cost report implications of CARES Act funding