–The HHS Secretary will periodically identify service potentially misvalued fee codes and make appropriate adjustments, especially those with multiple codes involving a single service.
–Complex diagnostic equipment will assume to have a higher utilization rate (65% to 75%) rather than 50%, for billing and reimbursement purposes. For imaging services and their professional services involving consecutive body parts, the reimbursement rate will be 50% instead of 75%.
–Reimbursement for power-driven wheelchairs will be changed.
–HHS Secretary will submit a plan to Congress to reform the hospital wage index system.
–HHS Secretary shall select 15 hospice programs for a 3-year demonstration project.