Medicare Payment Rules

IHA provides summaries and context on annual proposed and final changes to Medicare payment policies. See Medicare Advocacy for IHA comment letters on proposed rules.

May 27, 2020

Occupational Mix Survey Fact Sheet (May 2020)

Every three years, CMS collects occupational mix data from all short-term acute care hospitals participating in the Medicare program. See IHA's fact sheet for FFY 2022.

May 14, 2020

FFY 2021 LTCH Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the Medicare long-term acute care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system effective Oct. 1, 2020.

May 14, 2020

FFY 2021 IPPS Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) effective Oct. 1, 2020.

May 05, 2020

FFY 2021 Hospice Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the hospice prospective payment system and quality reporting program effective Oct. 1, 2020.

May 05, 2020

FFY 2021 SNF Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and quality reporting program effective Oct. 1, 2020.

May 05, 2020

FFY 2021 IRF PPS Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system and quality reporting program effective Oct. 1, 2020.

May 05, 2020

FFY 2021 IPF PPS Proposed Rule

CMS published its annual proposed rule updating the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system and quality reporting program effective Oct. 1, 2020.

Jan 09, 2020

Final Rule: CY 2020 OPPS/ASC Services with Correction Notice

On Nov. 12, CMS published the final annual update regarding the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center payment system (ASC) for calendar year (CY) 2020.

Dec 19, 2019

Final Rule: CY 2020 Home Health Services

On Nov. 8, CMS published its annual final rule for the calendar year (CY) 2020 Medicare home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) in the Federal Register (FR).

Oct 10, 2019

Final Rules: FFY 2020 Hospice, IPF, IRF, LTCH, and SNF Services

CMS published annual final rules addressing payment rules for hospice, inpatient psychiatric facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility, long-term care hospital and skilled nursing facility.

Sep 06, 2019

Proposed Rule: FFY 2020 Home Health Services

On July 18, CMS published its annual proposed rule for calendar year 2020 Medicare home health service payments.

Sep 03, 2019

Final Rule: FFY 2020 IPPS Services

On Aug.16, CMS published in the Federal Register its annual final rule for Medicare inpatient and long-term acute care service payments for discharges beginning on or after Oct.1, 2019.

Aug 27, 2019

Proposed Rule: CY 2020 OPPS/ASC Services

On Aug. 9, CMS published its annual update regarding the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center payment system for calendar year (CY) 2020.

Jun 17, 2019

Proposed Rules: FFY 2020 Hospice, IPF, IRF, LTCH, and SNF Services

CMS published annual proposed rules addressing payment rates for IRF, IPF, SNF, LTCH, and hospice.

Jun 07, 2019

Proposed Rule: FFY 2020 IPPS Services

On May 3, CMS published in the Federal Register its annual proposed rule for Medicare inpatient and long-term acute care service payments for discharges beginning on or after Oct. 1, 2019.