Medicare-Medicaid prospective

Medicare-Medicaid Prospective Payment Systems for Inpatients

In this Discussion, review the following concepts pertaining to Medicare-Medicaid prospective payment systems for inpatients: Federal legislations are demanding that healthcare costs be controlled. These demands have led to federal healthcare reimbursement reform.

  1. How do MS-DRGs encourage inpatient facilities to practice cost management?
  2. Is the MS-DRGs approach supported by the healthcare community or is it manipulated by the providers?In this Discussion, review the following concepts pertaining to Medicare-Medicaid prospective payment systems for inpatients: Federal legislations are demanding that healthcare costs be controlled. These demands have led to federal healthcare reimbursement reform.
    1. How do MS-DRGs encourage inpatient facilities to practice cost management?
    2. Is the MS-DRGs approach supported by the healthcare community or is it manipulated by the providers?