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OPPS Final Rule Finalizes Changes for Meaningful Use

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed in the OPPS final rule updates to the requirements for eligible hospitals and critical access...
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Medicare IPF PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two regulations that will update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) payment rates and...

DSS mailing out Disproportionate Share Payment surveys to inpatient hospitals

The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) is mailing out Disproportionate Share Payment surveys to inpatient hospitals. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) audit and reporting rule in the Federal Register on December 19, 2008.
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Proposed Payment Rule: Medicare Advancing Care Coordination through EPM

On July 26, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed payment rule for the Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment...
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Medicare IRF PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment rule for the Inpatient...
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CMS merges content to main ICD-10 site

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has merged all up-to-date content from its Road to 10 website to its main ICD-10 site at cms.gov/ICD10.
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IPPS and IPF rule proposes changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a display copy of the federal fiscal year 2018 proposed payment rule for the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). Included with the IPPS proposed rule are proposed changes to the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program.
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CY2017 Medicare OPPS Final Rule Analysis now available

The CY 2017 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule analysis is intended to show members how Medicare outpatient fee-for-service payments will change...
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2015 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Analysis is available

The 2015 MSPB Report compares fee-for-service Medicare average spending per beneficiary at hospital/state/U.S. levels. The measure was designed by the Centers for Medicare &...
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FFY 2017 Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program analysis available

SDAHO has completed its analysis of the FFY 2017 Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, which is intended to provide members with a preview of the...