Regulations

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. […]

CMS Delays Start Date of Radiation Oncology Model 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a final rule that indefinitely delays the current start date of the Radiation Oncology (RO) model to a date to be determined through future rulemaking. The RO model will not begin on Jan. 1, 2023; the start date is not known at this time.