In CMS
Apr 25th, 2018
A proposed rule issued April 24 provides an advance look at pending updates to Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for fiscal year 2019. Proposed changes that make it into the final rule, usually released in August, will apply to approximately 3,330 acute ...
In Billing
Jul 15th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ran a triple play on July 1, issuing proposed rules that will affect physicians, hospital outpatient departments (HOPD), ambulatory surgical centers (ASC), and suppliers of renal dialysis services in the upcoming year. Most notable in all three proposed rules are the updates to payment policies and rates for ...
In CMS
Apr 29th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to update fiscal year 2012 payment policies and rates for hospitals paid under the inpatient, long-term care, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities prospective payment systems (PPS). The two proposed rules with comment periods also would further implement certain Affordable Care Act provisions and several other policy changes. ...
In Billing
Nov 12th, 2010
A final rule with comment period went on display Nov. 2 in the Federal Register, updating 2011 payment policies and rates for both hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs). The final rule with comment period also implements several health care reform provisions and provides the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ...
In Billing
Aug 2nd, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule July 30 establishing fiscal year (FY) 2011 policies and payment rates for inpatient services furnished to people with Medicare by acute care hospitals, long-term care hospitals (LTCHs), and certain excluded hospitals. “America’s hospitals strongly disagree with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ final ...