Interactive Map with Medicaid Fraud Control Units’ Statistical Data

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From the OIG, an interactive map containing data by state. 2016 Data Interactive Map 2015 Data Interactive Map 2014 Data Interactive Map 2013 Data Interactive Map 2012 Data Interactive Map 2011 Data Interactive Map 2010 Data Interactive Map

IRF Solid Footing: 2015 Final Rule

Webinar CPT Update 2015

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Happy Holidays! Every year at this time we pause for a few minutes (ok – longer than that!) to review the changes to CPT for the next calendar year. It’s time now to delve into those details and prepare for 2015. In this session Paula Digby will describe the pertinent updates and explain how to […]

OPPS Final Rule 2015

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This final rule with comment period revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system for CY 2015 to implement applicable statutory requirements and changes arising from our continuing experience with these systems.  In this final rule with comment period, we describe the changes to the […]

OIG Work Plan 2015

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The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 summarizes new and ongoing reviews and activities that OIG plans to pursue with respect to HHS programs and operations during the current fiscal year and beyond. The Work Plan describes the primary objectives and provides for each review its internal identification code […]

Webinar “IRF PPS Final Rule FY2015” Thursday, October 23, 2014

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A number of significant changes occur for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities beginning October 1, 2014. While the individual changes are not necessarily complex, the number of people affected by the changes is indicative of a need for education across the organization. Listen to the session to gain a clear understanding of the various aspects of the […]

IPPS Final Rule FY2015

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According to CMS, some of the changes implement certain statutory provisions contained in the Affordable Care Act and other legislation.  These changes are applicable to discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2014, unless otherwise specified in this final rule.  There are updates to the rate of increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are […]

IRF PPS Final Rule FY2015

Proposed Rule for IPPS and LTCH Announced

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CMS today issued a proposed rule that would update Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient stays to general acute care hospitals paid under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) paid under the LTCH Prospective Payment System (PPS). This proposed rule is a continuation of our efforts to promote improvements […]