The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the following updates this week:
On Monday, CHA issued an Alert asking hospitals to write and call their assembly member to oppose Assembly Bill (AB) 650 (Muratsuchi, D-Torrance) and to write and call their state senator, asking them to oppose Senate Bill (SB) 213 (Cortese, D-San Jose).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule. On June 10 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (PT), CHA will host a webinar to discuss the updates in the proposed rule.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has issued an interim final rule requiring long-term care facilities to offer the COVID-19 vaccine, when available, to residents and staff and educate them on the benefits and potential side effects of the vaccine.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that makes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) payment model for hip and knee replacements.
May 21: 2022 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Proposed Rule Updates Webinar June 10: FFY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule Updates Webinar The Hospital Quality Institute’s “Care for the Caregiver” webinar is available as an on-demand recording. For more information about CHA education programs, visit calhospital.org/education-publications.
CHA urges hospitals to review their wage and occupational mix data public use files (PUFs), issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), by May 28. These files are used to develop the hospital wage index for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022.
The Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Program payment system has been updated to include the ICD-10 procedure and diagnosis codes released by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Jan. 1.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued interpretive guidance and FAQs to state survey agencies on hospital admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notification requirements as required by its interoperability and patient access final rule.