General Question for the Week of July 16, 2018

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Has CMS issued the inpatient rules for 2019 yet?

Answer:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have issued the proposed rule for inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for fiscal year 2019, which begins October 1, 2018. These can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/FY2019-IPPS-Proposed-Rule-Home-Page.html.

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