Is 150% of Medicare The RBR Sweet Spot?

 

On average, commercial rates were 89 percent higher than Medicare rates……………….That means 5-% of commercial rates are less than 89% of Medicare………………..

The average commercial payment rate for a hospital admission in 2013 was about $21,400. The average Medicare FFS rate for the same set of stays (in the same hospitals) was about $11,400. On average, commercial rates were 89 percent higher than Medicare FFS rates.Jun 26, 2017

An Analysis of Hospital Prices for Commercial and Medicare …

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/…/52819-presentation.pdf

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