May 11, 2020
On May 11, 2020 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the FY 2021 Proposed Rules for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System.
The proposed rule would update Medicare payment policies for hospitals paid under the IPPS and LTCH Prospective Payment System for fiscal year 2021. CMS estimates a total increase in overall IPPS payments of approximately 1.6 percent. It will be published in the Federal Register on May 29, 2020 and comments are due on July 10, 2020.
Proposed Rule available here
Press Release available here
Fact Sheet available here