The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has updated its excellent series of reader-friendly primers on Medicare payment methodologies for hospitals, physicians, Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug plans, and other health care providers. MedPAC is an advisory agency to Congress and is highly influential, particlarly on payment methods, delivery systems, and Medicare reforms.

Medicare Part A Reimbursement of Hospitals:

Medcare Part A Reimbursement of Post-Acute Providers:

Medicare Part B for Physician Services, Other Outpatient Services, Medical Equipment, ad Supplies:

Medicare Payment of Health Plans and Drug Plans: