Regulations

CHA Issues FFY 2023 Long-Term Care Hospital PPS Proposed Rule Summary

CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the federal fiscal year 2023 long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system proposed rule recently issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Comments on the proposed rule are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on June 17.   

CMS Finalizes Contract Year 2023 Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans Rule  

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a rule finalizing policies for contract year 2023 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare prescription drug benefit programs.   The rule finalizes proposals on increased agency oversight of plan marketing, expansion and network adequacy, reinstatement of medical loss ratio reporting requirements, and equity-oriented changes to dual-eligible special […]

CMS Issues FFY 2023 LTCH PPS Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule. Comments are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on June 17.  

Court Rules in Favor of Hospitals on CMS Rural Floor Policy

On April 8, a U.S. District Court issued a decision in Citrus HMA, LLC d/b/a Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, et al. v. Becerra in favor of hospitals challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy that excludes wage data of urban-to-rural reclassified hospitals from the rural floor calculation.