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FFY 2017 Medicare IPPS Final Rule Analysis available, webinar planned

The federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule Analysis is intended to show members how Medicare inpatient fee-for-service...
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CMS releases rule for Medicare IRF Prospective Payment System

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on May 3 released the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2018 proposed payment rule for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The proposed rule reflects the annual update to the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) IRF payment rates and policies.

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.

SDAHO hosts Dimensions Statewide User Group meeting

SDAHO hosted its first Dimensions Statewide User Group (SUG) meeting with collaboration with the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) to discuss inpatient/outpatient submission and reporting...
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Nursing home administrators asked to complete Medicaid payment methodologies survey

The Legislative Summer Study Committee reviewing Medicaid payment methodologies is asking that the South Dakota Department of Social Services (SD DSS) analyze changes to...
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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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Requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients formalized

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has formalized the requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients. The new requirements...
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CMS posts Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted an updated version of the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON), which all Hospitals and...
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FFY2017 IPPS final rule

On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 payment rule for the Medicare...
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Medicare SNF 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 Skilled...