Activity ID



February 24, 2020

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


The Medicare Learning Network® (MLN) is the brand name for official Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) provider training and resources. Materials are designed for health care professionals, offered for free, and related to CMS programs, policies, and initiatives.

Learn about coverage and payment under the IPPS; inpatient hospital coverage, billing, and payment; for beneficiaries enrolled in Original Medicare. The goal of this activity is to provide information and resources regarding IPPS basics, coverage, billing, and payment.

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Educational Objectives

Learners should be able to correctly identify hospitals that are paid under IPPS
Learners should be able to correctly recognize basic IPPS hospital billing procedures
Learners should be able to correctly identify the basis of Medicare payment for acute inpatient hospital services
Learners should be able to correctly select the costs that are paid separately from IPPS


Acute care, Billing, Payment, ICD-10


Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Physician Well-being activity

Efficiencies in Medical Practice

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

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