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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

From the Archives: Determining costs of nursing services per DRG (1983)

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As we continue to celebrate our 50th volume in 2019, here's ​another look back through our print archives. This time, we're going back to 1983. 

In the April 1983 issue of Nursing Management, former editor-in-chief Leah Curtin published an in-depth piece on the prospective payment system (PPS) established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that year to control hospital expenses.

The article can be found in PDF format here!

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Check back with our blog or on social media as we celebrate our 50th volume by highlighting entire issues or specific content from our archives throughout 2019.