The Impact of the G-Code System on Medicare Part B Rehabilitation Payments for Stroke: Do the G-Codes Reduce Costs?

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Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

We examined payments for Medicare patients with stroke before and after implementation of the new coding system to illustrate how to use propensity score matching approaches to measure the impact of payment interventions while avoiding bias due to differences in patient mix or patient severity.

Primary Author and Speaker: Ickpyo Hong

Additional Authors and Speakers: Annie Simpson, Craig Velozo, Moon Young Kim, Kit Simpson

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