The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 18 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
Apr 19, 2022
Mar 15, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released states’ final disproportionate share hospital allotments for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, and their preliminary DSH allotments for FY 2020 and 2021.
Dec 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 17 issued a final rule with comment period related to certain policies for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS).
Nov 29, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C. this week with a number of major priorities to tackle before the end of the year. Congress could act as soon as this week on some of these year-end items so it is important that you weigh in now.
Feb 27, 2021
The House of Representatives early this morning voted 219-212 to approve a modified version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and…
Dec 21, 2020
At a Glance House and Senate leaders late yesterday announced an agreement on a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package that includes a number of provisions beneficial to hospitals and health systems. They also agreed on a roughly $1.4 trillion spending package that would fund the federal…
Oct 5, 2020
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule regarding treatment of Medicare Advantage (MA)/Medicare Part C data in calculating a hospital’s disproportionate patient percentage (DPP) for fiscal years preceding fiscal year (FY) 2014.
Aug 4, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Aug. 4 released a proposed rule that would retroactively incorporate Medicare Advantage days into the Medicare fraction of a hospital’s disproportionate patient percentage for the Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital program.