The resources provided in this section include the latest information on various types of regulations impacting hospitals.
Documents and Resources
Medicare Inpatient Only Procedures - 2017
Addendum E.-Final HCPCS Codes That Are Paid Only as Inpatient Procedures for CY 2017
Patient Discharge Status Code
Medicare - Deductibles and Copays
Whitepaper - Value Based Purchasing (VBP)
CMS IPPS PR FY2016
Fiscal Year 2016 proposed Inpatient and Long-term Care Hospital policy and payment changes (CMS-1632-P)
On April 17, 2015 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to update fiscal year (FY) 2016 Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The proposed rule, which would apply to approximately 3,400 acute care hospitals and approximately 435 LTCHs, would affect discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2015.