CHA News Article

CMS Issues FFY 2019 IPPS Final Rule
Additional information will be in CHA News tomorrow

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the attached final rule updating the inpatient prospective payment system for federal fiscal year 2019. CHA is currently reviewing the final rule, which includes provisions related to the continued implementation of Medicare S-10 Worksheet data for distributing Medicare disproportionate share hospital payments; changes to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive programs, now the Promoting Interoperability programs; and the removal and de-duplication of a number of quality measures across programs. Additional information will be provided in CHA News tomorrow, and a detailed summary will follow in the coming weeks. More information is available in a CMS fact sheet.