Impact and Effects of Implementing Prospective Payment System Discussion

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1.Now that we have a much greater understanding of the prospective payment system and how it works now we need to understand its impact. You are to research an article from the 1980's or 1990's (the olden days) discussing the implementation of the PPS and how it affected facilities and physician payments.

2.How could you or your family benefit from a common data collection instrument across PAC settings?

Not more than 250 words.

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The prospective Payment System (PPS)is a reimbursement method through which Medicare
payments are made based on a fixed and pre-determined amount. This payment system was
effected after congress passed a legislation under the Social Security Reform Act to cap the
exploding hospital costs. PPS were categorized under the Diagnoses Related Group which
was then used to determine the payment to be prospectively received by each hospital or

The 1980s witnessed remarkable developments within the health care sector followed by an
increase in the number of patients enrolled in health maintenance facilities. The changes
brought in by the implementation of PPS had significant impact on both the physician
behavior and the consumer of health care. Although the main goal of PPS was to reduce the
quantity and cost of services. Some of uninte...

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