Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND)
Medicare Reimbursement of Short-term Acute Care Hospitals Medicare reimburses general short-term acute care hospitals under a prospective payment system. Under the short-term acute care prospective payment system, Medicare inpatient costs are reimbursed based upon a fixed payment amount per discharge using DRGs. The DRG payment under the short-term prospective payment system is based upon the national average cost of treating a Medicare patients condition. Although the average length of stay varies for each DRG, the average stay for all Medicare patients subject to the short-term prospective payment system is approximately six days. An additional outlier payment is made for p...
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|Business Address:||680 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202, United States|
|State of Inc:||DE|