CHA News Article

CMS Releases Proposed Rule on ESRD PPS and Bad-Debt Reductions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a proposed rule regarding the calendar year 2013 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) prospective payment system and ESRD quality-improvement program. The proposed rule, attached below, also includes changes to bad-debt reimbursement for all Medicare providers as required by Section 3201 of the Middle Class Tax Extension and Job Creation Act of 2012. CHA is reviewing the proposed rule, which is expected to be published in the July 11 Federal Register with a 60-day comment period.