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CHA Issues Summary of FFY 2020 Inpatient Psychiatric Facility PPS Final Rule

For CEOs, CFOs, and Government Relations, Quality & Patient Safety, and Behavioral Health Staff

CHA has issued a summary, prepared by DataGen, Inc., of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) final rule addressing rate updates and policy changes to the Medicare inpatient psychiatric facilities prospective payment system for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2020.

The policy and payment provisions in the final rule are effective for FFY 2020 discharges, beginning Oct. 1, 2019.

CHA appreciates the input members provided to inform the development of comments submitted to CMS in response to the proposed rule.