Tag: IPPS

FY 2021 IPPS Proposed Rule: CMS Defers Discussion on Hospital Star Ratings but Provides Updates on Other Hospital Quality Programs

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed updates to the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2021, including updates to the various hospital quality programs. CMS is not providing an update t...

CMS Releases FY 2021 IPPS Proposed Rule

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 ...

CMS Announces Plan to Reprocess IPPS and LTCH Claims for 20% Increase for COVID Discharges

On April 15, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans for reprocessing Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals and Long-Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs) claims to account for payment increases for COVID-19 d...

Updated eCQM Specifications and Materials for 2020 Reporting Now Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2020 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals, and the 2020 performance period for Elig...

CMS Releases FY 2020 IPPS Proposed Rule

Read our rule summary and key takeaways here....

New Resource: FY 2019 IPPS Promoting Interoperability Factsheet

On August 17, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals and Long-term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Pay...

FY 2019 HVBP Results Released: Most Hospitals Will See Modest Adjustments to their IPPS Payments

On December 3, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released fiscal year (FY) 2019 results from the Hospital Value Based Purchasing Program (HVBP). Under the HVBP CMS adjusts hospital payment for Inpatient Prospective Payment Sy...

CMS Announces Rebrand of ACI MIPS Performance Category

On April 24, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System proposed rule.  In the proposed rule, the agency announced, among other ...