Medicare

CHA Issues Summary of FFY 2022 Long-Term Care Hospital PPS Proposed Rule

CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the federal fiscal year 2022 long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system proposed rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Comments are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on June 28 and can be submitted electronically by searching for file […]

Senate Confirms Brooks-LaSure to Lead CMS

Earlier this week, the Senate confirmed Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The nomination was approved 55-44, with four Republicans voting yes.   Brooks-LaSure previously served at the Department of Health & Human Services, including CMS, during the Obama administration and helped implement the Affordable Care Act. Before being nominated to lead CMS, she was […]

CMS to Reweight 2020 MIPS Cost Performance Category

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reweight the cost performance category for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) from 15% to 0% for the 2020 performance period, due to the impact of the COVID-19 public health emergency.  

CHA Webinar Will Discuss FY 2022 IPPS Proposed Rule Updates

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.