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CMS Releases 2019 Proposed Rule for Inpatient and Long-Term Care Hospitals
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Rule. This Regulatory Advisor offers a high level overview of the key provisions in the more than 1,800-page proposed rule (CMS1694-9). The comment deadline is June 25, 2018.
Roughly 3,330 acute care hospitals and 420 LTCHs will be impacted by the proposed changes in this rule. If finalized, the changes will go into effect beginning October 1, 2018.
Regulatory Advisor Volume Nine offers a concise summary of key changes to payment, policies, and quality programs that will be affected by the proposed rule.Download the Regulatory Advisor