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CMS Provides Updates for IRF, LTCH 2019 Policy Changes

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the attached MLN Matters article about federal fiscal year 2019 policy changes to the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment systems. Included are MS-DRG grouper changes, wage index changes, and updates to quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs.