Hospitals Medicare

Medicare Payments to Hospitals to Rise 2.8 Percent in 2013

Medicare will increase payments to hospitals by 2.8 percent in 2013.  This net change is due to five major adjustments.

  • Hospital market basket Adjustment: 2.6 percentage points
  • Multi-factor productivity adjustment: 0.7 percentage points
  • Affordable Care Act Provisions: -0.1 percentage points
  • Remaining FY 2008 and FY 2009 Prospective Documentation and Coding Adjustment: -1.9 percentage points
  • Restoration of One-Time 2012 Recoupment Adjustment: 2.9 percentage points.

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