Prospective Payment System

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.  

CHA Alert Urges Congress, CMS to Fix Inadequate Inpatient Payment Proposal

CHA recently issued an alert urging members to call or email their U.S. representatives and ask them to sign a letter being circulated by Reps. Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Carol Miller (R-WV).   The letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, urges CMS to ensure that next year’s Medicare payments to […]

CMS Issues CY 2023 OPPS Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule on July 15. CMS estimates that Medicare expenditures under the OPPS will increase by $6.2 billion relative to estimated current year payments, based on changes in the proposed rule.  

CMS Issues CY 2023 ESRD Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 end stage renal disease (ESRD) proposed rule. Comments on the proposed rule are due 60 days from the date the rule is published in the Federal Register.