Medicare covers 15 percent of Illinoisans, resulting in a significant patient population for many Illinois hospitals. IHA analyzes the impacts of policy changes on hospitals and patients.

  • Correspondence
  • Regulatory and Legislative Summaries
Feb 28, 2019

MACRA Workbook

This latest version of the IHA MACRA workbook addresses the major provisions of the calendar year (CY) 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the CY 2019 MACRA QPP final rule.

Jan 29, 2019

Medicare Payment Systems Table 2019

IHA has published the 2019 version of the Summary Table of the major components of Medicare payments for various levels of services, including physician services and bundled payment arrangements.

Oct 04, 2018

FFY 2019 Final IPPS Payment Rule Correction Notice

CMS corrections to errors that occurred in the August 17 publication.

Feb 02, 2018

Medicare Payment Systems Table

IHA has developed a Summary Table highlighting the major provisions affecting Medicare payments for various levels of services in 2018.

Jan 11, 2018

CMS Final Rule Hospice Services

CMS published a Hospice Final Rule addressing Medicare hospice service payments

Dec 21, 2017

Medicare Group Appeal Opportunity

Information on firms that are filing Medicare group appeals on behalf of IPPS hospitals across the country.

Nov 27, 2017

NGS Connex

Changes to NGSConnex log-in procedure
Apr 12, 2017

Fee for Service Prospective Payment Systems

IHA has developed a levels of service Summary Table
Mar 18, 2019

Medicare Group Appeal Documentation

Background and required documentation that must be submitted before filing.

Mar 02, 2017

Technical Bulletin 478

CMS Final Rule for Medicare Episode Payment Models; Hospital-specific Payment Estimates
Feb 06, 2017

Technical Bulletin 476

CMS Final Medicare Payment Rules for CY 2017; Estimated Hospital Outpatient Financial Impact Sheets
Feb 06, 2017

Techincal Bulletin 477

CMS Final Medicare Payment Rules for CY2017; Estimated Payment Impact Reports