Use the information and table below to solve problems 3A and 3B The Medical

# Use the information and table below to solve problems

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3. Use the information and table below to solve problems 3A and 3B. The Medical College of Virginia, loca University has just been treated for viral meningitis during a five-day length of stay (LOS), (DRG weight: 1. operating payment for this treatment. B. Assuming that the wage index remains the same, what woul
Payment = DRG weight x [(Labor amount x wage index) + Non-labor amount] Payment = 1.535 x (2,000 x 1.8579) + 1,000 \$ 6,703.75
n the information above? treatment occurred in the rural Pulaski County Hospital in Pulaski, VA? fore Medicare’s limiting charge is applied). The physician does not accept assignment, charges the maximum \$80. A. What is the Medicare portion of the physician payment (that Medicare sends to the patient)? B. What is f the reimbursement from Medicare in the information above? ated in the urban city of Richmond, Virginia, has a wage index of 1.8579. A student from nearby Virginia Common .535). Rate Table Hospital Status Labor Non-labor Urban Areas 2,800 1,250 Rural Areas 2,000 1,000 A. Calculate t ld the DRG operating payment be if the same treatment occurred in the rural Pulaski County Hospital in Pulaski,
nwealth the DRG VA?

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