Analysis of Final Rule for FY 2004 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System


The final rule regarding FY 2004 revisions to the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) was published in the August 1, 2003 issue of the Federal Register. This rule becomes effective on October 1, 2003. This analysis will cover changes to DRG classifications, add-on payme....