IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule FY2021

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On May 11, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that focuses the agency’s efforts on a singular objective: transforming the healthcare delivery system through competition and innovation to provide patients with better value and results. The proposed rule would update Medicare payment policies for hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective […]

IPPS Final Rule FY2017

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CMS issued a final rule to update fiscal year (FY) 2017 Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The final rule, which would apply to approximately 3,330 acute care hospitals and approximately 430 LTCHs, applies for discharges occurring on or […]

Proposed Rule Updates SNF PPS Rates for FY2014

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The FY2014 proposals are summarized below. Changes to payment rates under the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS)   Based on proposed changes contained within this rule, CMS estimates that aggregate payments to SNFs will increase by $500 million, or 1.4 percent, from payments in FY 2013. This estimated increase is attributable to the 2.3 percent […]