Medicare reimbursement methods are highly complex and constantly changing.  Here are a series of concise briefings on Medicare payment policy for healthcare providers, Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare Part D drug plans.

These primers on Medicare payment basics are courtesy of the outstanding staff at the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).  MedPAC updates these briefs on Medicare payment basics every year based on changes made in legislation or in rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Medicare Payment for Inpatient Hospital Services:

Medicare Payment for Post-Acute Providers:

Medicare Payment for Physician and Other Outpatient Services:

Medicare Health Plans and Meedicare Drug Plans: