August 08, 2019

IPPS Final Rule FY 2020 — 3 Main Takeaways

There are two things I know will happen at the beginning of August: Football is about to begin and the newest updates on the next fiscal year payment system will soon be released. Last Friday, the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule was released. This quickly changed my weekend plans as I delved into the details to fully understand what changes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would implement for FFY 2020. I’m just glad it was before football season started.

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Topics: IPPS

October 03, 2018

Price Transparency: Go Deeper Than Compliance with New CMS Rule

Chalk one up for advocates of consumerism. CMS is encouraging price transparency with its FY2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule released in August.

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Topics: Price Transparency, Hospital Chargemaster, IPPS