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2015 IPPS Final Rule Detailed
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A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, and the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program.

“The IPPS rule speaks strongly about quality and with the patient care quality initiatives that CMS is driving and supporting,” says Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, past president of the California Health Information Association, and National Director of Coding Quality, Education, Systems and Support National Revenue Cycle- Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. & Hospitals.