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FY 2018 LTCH PPS Medicare fee-for-service final rule released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long-term acute-care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment...

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...

LTCH PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the display copy of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment...