IRF PPS Proposed Rule FY2023

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For FY 2023, CMS is proposing to update the IRF PPS payment rates based on the proposed IRF market basket update less a productivity adjustment. CMS is proposing a permanent cap on year-to-year wage index decreases. Additionally, CMS is soliciting comments on the methodology used to update the IRF facility level adjustments (specifically, the rural, […]

IRF PPS Final Rule FY2019

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This final rule updates the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2019. As required by the Social Security Act (the Act), this final rule includes the classification and weighting factors for the IRF prospective payment system’s (PPS) case-mix groups and a description of the methodologies and data used […]

IRF PPS Proposed Rule FY2018

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This proposed rule would update the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 as required by the statute.  As required by section 1886(j)(5) of the Act, this rule includes the classification and weighting factors for the IRF prospective payment system’s (IRF PPS) case-mix groups and a description of […]

Proposed Rule FY2018 SNF PPS

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This proposed rule would update the payment rates used under the prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. It also proposes to revise and rebase the market basket index by updating the base year from 2010 to 2014, and by adding a new cost category for Installation, Maintenance, […]

OPPS Proposed Rule CY2017

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Several of the proposed policy changes would improve the quality of care Medicare patients receive by better supporting their physicians and other health care providers. These proposals are based on feedback from stakeholders, including beneficiary and patient advocates, as well as health care providers, including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and the physician community. This proposed […]