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Potential refinements to Medicare's wage indexes for hospitals and other sectors. Final Report

Citation

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. (Prepared for Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. RTI Project Number 0210572.001). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.

Abstract

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.