MedPAC Continues Discussion on Unified Prospective Payment System for Post-Acute Care

On Friday, January 15, 2016, the Medicare Payment Advisory Council (MedPAC) held a meeting to continue its discussions on developing a unified prospective payment system (PPS) spanning the post-acute care (PAC) settings. As mandated under the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014, MedPAC is required to develop a prototype PPS, using the…