Potential refinements to Medicare's wage indexes for hospitals and other sectors. Final report
Dalton, K., Pope, G., Adamache, W., Dulisse, B., & West, N. (2007). Potential refinements to Medicare's wage indexes for hospitals and other sectors. Final report. RTI International. Prepared for Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. RTI Project Number 0210572.001 http://www.medpac.gov/documents/Jun07_Wage_index_contractor.pdf
As part of its examination of alternatives to the current Medicare area hospital wage index adjustment, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) contracted with RTI International to analyze certain issues in the current wage index and its proposed alternative wage index.