Prospective Payment System

CHA Issues Summaries of FFY 2023 IPPS and LTCH PPS Final Rule

CHA has issued comprehensive summaries of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rules. The policy and payment provisions in the final rules are effective for FFY 2023 discharges, beginning Oct. 1. 

CHA Comments on OPPS Proposed Rule

CHA submitted comments on the calendar year (CY) 2023 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule. In the letter, CHA raises concerns about the inadequate proposed market basket update and asks CMS to use alternative sources of data that better reflect input price inflation experienced by providers to calculate the CY 2023 market basket update. […]

CHA Issues Summaries of FFY 2023 Medicare Payment Final Rules   

CHA has issued member-only summaries, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the final rules updating the Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs), skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs), and hospice facilities for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023. These regulations are effective Oct. 1.   Payment and policy changes for the FFY 2023 inpatient PPS and long-term […]

CMS Issues FFY 2023 IPPS Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its final rule updating the Medicare payment policies and rates for the inpatient prospective payment system for federal fiscal year 2023.