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Date Recorded
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Understanding of the CMS payment systems will assist the researcher in knowing how services are reiumbursed and what to expect in the data when costing services. This presentation will provide a historical review of CMS payment systems for all the claims data files, discuss details of calculating acute hospital MS-DRG payments, and review resources for determining 'cost' of services.

Conducting Economic Research - CMS Payment Systems and Resources for 'Costing'