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Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
The Impact of the G-Code System on Medicare Part B Rehabilitation Payments for Stroke: Do the G-Codes Reduce Costs?
Author Affiliations
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Yonsei University
  • Medical University of South Carolina
Article Information
Advocacy / Neurologic Conditions / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Stroke / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   July 01, 2017
The Impact of the G-Code System on Medicare Part B Rehabilitation Payments for Stroke: Do the G-Codes Reduce Costs?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510163. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP203B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510163. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP203B
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

We examined payments for Medicare patients with stroke before and after implementation of the new coding system to illustrate how to use propensity score matching approaches to measure the impact of payment interventions while avoiding bias due to differences in patient mix or patient severity.

Primary Author and Speaker: Ickpyo Hong

Additional Authors and Speakers: Annie Simpson, Craig Velozo, Moon Young Kim, Kit Simpson