Advisory

Oct 18, 2022
This month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will post hospital performance on its health care personnel (HCP) COVID-19 vaccination measure.
Oct 5, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act (H.R.5376) signed into law Aug. 16, 2022, (Public Law 117-169) makes tax incentives available to hospitals, including tax-exempt hospitals, for energy efficient construction and clean energy vehicles.
Sep 28, 2022
Beginning Oct. 1, 2022, IRFs have been required to collect and report new data elements adopted into the IRF PAI V4.0.
Sep 20, 2022
We are expecting a new report from the RAND Corporation titled, “Rising Hospital Prices Threaten Health Care Affordability,” to be released at a Sept. 21 virtual event.
Sep 19, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Aug. 1 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2023 final rule for the inpatient and long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system (PPS).
Sep 19, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 27 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2023 final rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS). Key Highlights CMS finalized policies to:
Sep 12, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 29 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2023 final rule for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS).
Aug 24, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) August 1 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2023. The rule affects inpatient PPS hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), LTCHs and PPS-…
Aug 18, 2022
As trusted sources of health care in the community, America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to providing high quality and safe care to all individuals, as well as delivering a care experience that meets patients’ needs and expectations from scheduling through billing.
Aug 11, 2022
The media organization Kaiser Health News has contacted some hospitals and health systems as part of a survey on financial assistance and billing and collections policies. The project is being produced in partnership with NPR and will be featured online and on radio sometime later this year.…