Tag: CMS proposed rule

CMS Issues IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule for FY 2023

CMS issued its annual Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule for FY 2023 (the Proposed Rule). In the Proposed Rule, CMS proposes to update the IPPS and LTCH payment rates, modify the payment rules for direct graduate medical education (DGME) to comply with a recent […]
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CMS Seeks to Improve Healthcare Outcomes and Drive Down Costs

CMS’ proposed actions are intended to increase price transparency, access to care, patient safety, positive healthcare outcomes, and health equity. On July 19, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new proposed actions to address the health equity gap, decrease mounting healthcare costs, and increase medical accessibility and patient quality of care. […]
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CMS Forecasts Increase in Dialysis Payment, Health Equity Gap Reduction

Proposed rule improves payment rates, incentives, and ESRD treatment choices. Disadvantaged Medicare patients suffer from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at higher rates and are also more likely to be readmitted to hospitals, experience higher costs, and receive in-center hemodialysis when their kidneys are no longer able to function properly. Furthermore, non-white patients with ESRD are […]
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CMS Releases 2022 Proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rules

On April 27, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). The proposed rule includes CMS proposals for certain annual Medicare payment policies and rates as well as certain quality and value-based programs for FY 2022. Stakeholders must submit […]
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