CMS Finalizes Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System for FY 2022

Published: 08/02/2021

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has finalized the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS) for FY 2022. The final rule, effective October 1, 2021, authorizes additional payments for diagnostics and therapies to treat COVID-19 during the current Public Health Emergency (PHE), and beyond. The rule revises payment policies, as well as policies under certain quality and value-based purchasing programs for hospitals to lessen the adverse impacts of the pandemic. Some o

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