Medicare Area Wage Index (AWI)

Jun 24, 2019
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Apr 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 23 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital PPS proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Aug 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued a final rule updating Medicare’s hospice payment rates, wage index and quality reporting requirements for fiscal year 2019.
Apr 30, 2018
The Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) is designed to pay hospitals for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries based on a national average payment amount, adjusted for two factors that affect hospitals' costs: the patient's condition and related treatment strategy and…
Aug 12, 2013
After consideration of the remarks made at the open forum, written comments received, and deliberations among committee members that also noted the opinions of the outside experts, the AARC made a set of recommendations, which the AHA Board adopted.
Jul 3, 2013
Appendix A contains written statements submitted to AHA on the AWI. Return to the Medicare Wage Index - Tools & Resources page.
Jul 3, 2013
Table of Contents Agenda for AARC Open Forum Page 2 Roster of AARC Members Page 6 AARC Charge Page 7 Area Wage Index Task Force Report Page 8 Educational Call Slides Page 44 State-level Impact Data
Jun 4, 2013
  Presentation slides from the AHA Member Conference Call on June 4, 2013, at 11:00 am ET, June 11, 2013, at 11:00 am ET, June 18, 2013, at 1:00 pm ET on the Medicare Area Wage Indes Task Force.