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CMS Publishes CY 2020 Proposed Rules for Hospital OPPS and ASC, MPFS, and ESRD and DMEPOS Policies and Payments

On July 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published three proposed rules for Calendar Year (CY) 2020: Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Proposed Rule; Proposed Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS); and End State Renal Disease … Continue reading

CMS issues ESRD and Home Health PPS final rules for CY 2016

CMS issued two final rules on October 29, 2015 updating the Medicare prospective payment systems (PPS) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and home health services, both effective January 1, 2016. Under the ESRD final rule, Medicare payments to both hospital-based and freestanding ESRD facilities are projected to increase by 0.2 percent, while Medicare payments to … Continue reading