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Medicare Inpatient Hospital Final Rule for Fiscal Year 2014 Released; Includes Changes to Inpatient Admission and Rebilling Policies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2014 on August 2, 2013.  The final rule addresses changes in payment rates for general acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2013, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

Medicare Inpatient Hospital Proposed Rule for Fiscal Year 2014 Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2014 on April 26, 2013.  The proposed rule addresses changes in payment rates for general acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2013, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based

CMS Delays ICD-10 Deadline

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that (a) delays by one year the date on which covered entities must comply with International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10), and (b) establishes a unique health plan identifier (HPID). This final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 1104

Medicare Inpatient Hospital Rule for Fiscal Year 2013 Finalized

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule for fiscal year (FY) 2013 on August 1, 2012.  The final rule addresses changes in payment rates for acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2012, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program and

Medicare Inpatient Hospital Rule for Fiscal Year 2013 Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2013 on April 24, 2011.  The proposed rule addresses changes in payment rates for acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2012, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing