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Date Recorded
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

For each of the CMS claim file types, the variables used in calculating costs for CMS covered services is reviewed. Calculations are defined by 1) what Medicare reimbursed; 2) the beneficiary's responsibility; 3) other primary payers, and then 4) total due to the provider. The presentations also includes issues to be considered when calculating costs.

Conducting Economic Research - Definitions of 'Cost' in Medicare Utilization Files