MedPAC Releases 2011 Outpatient Therapy Data Utilization

January 20, 2013
Rick Gawenda

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) held a 2-day meeting on November 1-2, 2012. In the meeting, one of the topic discussed was improving Medicare’s payment system for outpatient therapy services. To prepare for the presentaiton, MedPAC prepared a brief and preentation for the meeting. MedPAC discussed the number of beneficiaries that received outpatient therapy servcies in 2011, the cost to the Medicare program for those outpatient therapy services, what setting those services occurred in by percentage (i.e. private practice, SNF, rehab agency, outpatient hospital, etc.), where the top 10% and lowest 10% of spedning occurred, and percentage of Medicare beneficiaries that exceeded the therapy cap in 2011, just to name a few topics. To access the brief and the detailed presentation that contains all the above mentioned information, click …

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