Wage-adjusted DRG operating payment

Wage-adjusted DRG operating payment is the applicable average standardized amount adjusted for -
(1) Resource utilization by the applicable MS-DRG relative weight;
(2) Differences in geographic costs by the applicable area wage index (and by the applicable cost-of-living adjustment for hospitals located in Alaska and Hawaii); and
(3) Any applicable payment adjustment for transfers under ยง 412.4(f).

Source

42 CFR § 412.160


Scoping language

None
Is this correct? or