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CHA to Host FFY 2025 IPPS Proposed Rule Webinar

What’s happening: CHA will host a complimentary, members-only webinar on May 15 at 9:30 a.m. (PT) to discuss the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2025 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule. Registration is open

What else to know: Comments on the proposed rule are due to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services by June 10.  

Megan Howard, vice president, federal policy, and Chad Mulvany, vice president, federal policy, will provide a summary of the proposed rule implications on organizations and how to share concerns on the impending changes.    

Key highlights will include:   

  • Market basket update   
  • Medicare disproportionate share hospital   
  • Wage index policy    
  • Mandatory Bundled Payment Model  
  • Separate payment for essential medicines  
  • Social determinants of health diagnosis codes  
  • Updates to the inpatient quality reporting and hospital value-based purchasing programs  
  • Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program  
  • Hospital and critical access hospital respiratory illness reporting requirements