42 CFR 412.322 - Indirect medical education adjustment factor.

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§ 412.322 Indirect medical education adjustment factor.

(a) Basic data. CMS determines the following for each hospital:

(1) The hospital's number of full-time equivalent residents as determined under § 412.105(f).

(2) The hospital's average daily census is determined by dividing the total number of inpatient days in the acute inpatient area of the hospital by the number of days in the cost reporting period.

(3) The measurement of teaching activity is the ratio of the hospital's full-time equivalent residents to average daily census. This ratio cannot exceed 1.5.

(b) Payment adjustment factor. The indirect teaching adjustment factor equals [e (raised to the power of .2822 × the ratio of residents to average daily census)−1].

(c)-(d) [Reserved]

[56 FR 43449, Aug. 30, 1991, as amended at 63 FR 26357, May 12, 1998; 63 FR 41004, July 31, 1998; 72 FR 47412, Aug. 22, 2007; 74 FR 43998, Aug. 27, 2009]

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Title 42 published on 2015-10-01

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  • 2015-11-27; vol. 80 # 228 - Friday, November 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 73998 - Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, Including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program; Extensions of the Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospital Program and the Low-Volume Payment Adjustment for Hospitals; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule and interim final rule with comment period; correction.
      Effective date: This correcting document is effective November 25, 2015. Applicability date: This correcting document is applicable to discharges beginning October 1, 2015.
      42 CFR Part 412
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