Medicare Program; Mid-Year FY 1991 Changes to the Inpatient Hospital Prospective Payment system--HCFA. Final Rule With Comment Period

Fed Regist. 1991 Jan 7;56(4):568-83.


This final rule with comment period implements several provisions of section 4002 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) that affect Medicare payment for inpatient hospital services and that take effect with discharges occurring on or after January 1, 1991. The provisions of section 4002 of Public Law 101-508 affect the following: The standardized amounts, the hospital wage index, rural counties whose hospitals are deemed urban, and hospitals that serve a disproportionate share of low income patients.

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S.
  • Economics, Hospital / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Medicare Part A / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Prospective Payment System / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Salaries and Fringe Benefits / classification
  • United States