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CMS posts documents from May 2 SNF, LTCH, IRF quality reporting...

As promised, CMS has posted the recording, post-training materials and question and answer (Q&A) documents of the May 2 webinar explaining the Review and Correct process for the SNF, LTCH and IRF Quality Reporting Programs. The materials provide helpful information to providers on where to find the necessary reports within the CASPER system in order to make any necessary corrections prior to the quality reporting deadlines.

MedPAC recommends acceleration towards post-acute care PPS

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Thursday approved a recommendation for Congress to implement a common prospective payment system (PPS) for post-acute care providers...

CMS conducting Transfer of Health Information and Care Preferences quality study

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is contracting with RTI and Abt to develop and implement two quality measures designed to meet...

CMS launches IRF, LTCH compare sites

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) and Long-term Care Hospitals (LTCH) compare websites to provide a snapshot...

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...