Trends in Severity-Adjusted Reimbursement for Inpatient Care: Implications for Hospitals, Payers, and Patients

This technical paper was prepared for the 2010 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit in Orlando, FL, September 25-30, 2010.

This session will explore the growing trend toward adjusting inpatient payment for differences in patient severity. Maryland's all-payer system adopted APR....