Commissioners Consider Expanding Indirect Medical Education Payments to Outpatient Setting

Commissioners Consider Expanding Indirect Medical Education Payments to Outpatient Setting

Today, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) convened a session to discuss indirect medical education (IME) and a proposed revision to the payment process. A staff presentation highlighted the concern that IME payments are only applied in the inpatient setting, despite heavier use of the outpatient setting to train residents. Staff proposed to the Commissioners a new payment model that… (Slifer, 9/6/19) #Graduate Medical Education (GME), #Hospitals, #Workforce

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