Medicare cost

each question 200 words

1)Describe the key elements of the Medicare cost report. Why is this report so important for hospital net revenues? 200 words

2)Medicare payments to providers are heavily based on DRGs and APCs today. Explain how DRGs and APCs work, and discuss how they impact hospitals in particular. 200 words

3)A key aspect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is rewarding hospitals for strong performance and penalizing them for quality issues, such as high infection rates and high readmission rates to the facility. Explain the details of how PPACA rewards and punishes hospitals for their performance. 200words