Understanding variation in Medicare inpatient payment.
Healthc Financ Manage. 2010 Oct;64(10):60-71
Authors: Schuhmann TM
Average Medicare payments vary widely from state to state. Average Medicare costs vary widely too but often not in concert with payment variation. As a result, many states have negative Medicare margins, and some are surprising.
PMID: 20922901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]