Blog, Reimbursement

Medicare Wage Index: What It Is, How It Works, and Why It’s Important

besler insights blog corner graphic

Download Special Report

The Medicare Wage Index is one of the factors that adjust a hospital’s overall payment from the Medicare program. Through the Wage Index, Medicare is able to maintain a consistent payment structure across IPPS hospitals while recognizing that the cost of labor varies in markets across the nation.

This report explores:

  • Aspects of the Wage Index including how labor markets are defined.
  • Various adjustments that can impact how the Wage Index is calculated.
  • Recent changes to the Wage Index.
  • Opportunities that hospitals can take advantage of during their own review process.
Medicare Wage Index Special Report

SUBSCRIBE for Weekly Insider Updates

  • Podcast Alerts
  • Healthcare Finance News
  • Upcoming Webinars

By submitting your email address, you are agreeing to receive email communications from BESLER.

BESLER respects your privacy and will never sell or distribute your contact information as detailed in our Privacy Policy.

New Webinar

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

live streaming

Partner with BESLER for Proven Solutions.