Tag: medicare payment


Get To The Bottom Line In Healthcare

To understand this dynamic, you need to know who the customer is. One of the key questions arising from looking at financial statements is this: how do we “get to the bottom line” in healthcare? In our society and culture, we have a fascination with the term “net income,” but it may have little meaning […]
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Highly Anticipated 2023 Medicare Final Rules Published

The final rules become effective Jan. 1, 2023. Amid this election season, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published final rules for the 2023 Part B Physician Fee Schedule and Medicare Shared Savings Program, the Outpatient Prospective Payment (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System, the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective […]
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2023 MPFS and Quality Payment Program Final Rule Released

The conversion factor is down but certain public health emergency flexibilities will continue. The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program final rule, released Nov. 1, allows Part B physician payment for behavioral healthcare, cancer screening, and dental care. But while the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues its focus […]
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HHS Distributes $1.75B in Phase 4 COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds

Around 3,600 healthcare providers that have experienced pandemic-related revenue losses and expenses will receive payments through this round of Phase 4 COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds. Through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS has released the fifth round of Phase 4 COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds, which includes $1.75 billion for healthcare providers that have […]
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CMS Issues 2023 IPF PPS Proposed Rule

Provisions include topsy-turvy payment adjustments across the country. A proposed rule outlines payments, wages, and policies in fiscal year (FY) 2023 for inpatient psychiatric facilities paid under the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the proposed rule March 31 and is accepting public comments […]
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Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for Calendar Year 2022 – CMS Cuts Rates and Extends Telehealth

On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued its Calendar Year (CY) 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (“PFS”) Final Rule. In this post, we sample some key highlights from the Final Rule. For more detail, take a look at our previous post, in which we highlight the PFS’s changes to the […]
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