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CMS Publishes Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule

On April 28, 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the 2017 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule.

Comments are due no later than June 13, 2017. This rule contains several key items you may be interested in reviewing for comments. The topics, applicable reporting programs and associated page numbers are provided for your convenience:

Accounting for Social Risk Factors – this runs through all the reporting programs  
  • Inpatient Reporting Program – Page 20032
  • Value-Based Purchasing Program – Page 19968
  • Readmission Reduction Program – Page 19966
  • Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program – Page 19988
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Program – Page 20121
Expansion to include dual eligible (Medicare FFS and Medicare Advantage) and to develop hospital groupings
  • Readmission Reduction Program – Page 19960
Voluntary Hybrid Hospital-wide readmission measure with claims and eCQM
  • Inpatient Reporting Program – Page 20045
Nurse staffing skill mix and hours per patient days
  • Inpatient Reporting Program – Page 20056
Accounting for disability and medical complexity in the CDC/NHSN measures
  • Hospital-Acquired Conditions Reduction Program – Page 19989
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