Each spring CMS publishes proposed Part A inpatient rules, and finalizes them around August 1. Find the information here:
- Press release here
- Fact sheet here
- Advance copy of final rule (typescript) on this page.
- The paginated Federal Register rule will appear August 10.
Rulemaking adjusts payments in quality systems, such as excess readmissions. There is also a long series of applications for New Tech Add On Payments (NTAP), which I'll review in the near future.