Prospective Payment Systems (PPS)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 27 issued its final rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2024.
The AHA is deeply concerned that CMS is proposing a CY 2024 outpatient hospital payment update of only 2.8% despite persistent financial headwinds facing the hospital field.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 13 issued a proposed rule that would increase Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system rates by a net 2.8% in calendar year 2024 compared to 2023.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 4 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2024 proposed rule for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS).
Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have introduced the Rural Hospital Support Act (S.1110), AHA-supported legislation that would make permanent the Medicare-dependent Hospital program and enhanced low-volume Medicare adjustment for small rural prospective payment system hospitals.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today instructed certified independent dispute resolution entities to resume making payment determinations for disputes involving items or services furnished on or after Oct. 25, 2022.
The AHA released a detailed summary of CMS' final rule for the calendar year 2023 home health prospective payment system.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued its final rule for fiscal year 2023 for the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system.