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CMS Releases Final Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities PPS
Update for FY 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a rule to update the Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.
The rule is to be published in the August 6th Federal Register. A “display” copy of the 172-page document can currently be downloaded at:https://s3.amazonaws.com/publicinspection.federalregister.gov/2018-16518.pdf. This link will change upon publication.
This final rule also updates the IPF labor-related share, the IPF wage index for FY 2019, and the International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes. It also makes technical corrections to the IPF regulations, and updates quality measures and reporting requirements.
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