HFMA Comments on FY 2022 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule

HFMA submitted comments to CMS regarding the proposed policy and rate changes for FY 2022 Hospital IPPS for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System. The letter includes comments on the specific proposals related to:   

  • Repeal of the Market-Based MS-DRG Relative Weight Policy
  • Wage Index 
  • Organ Acquisition Costs and Reimbursement
  • Codifying Existing Regulations Related to Organ Acquisition Reimbursement
  • Require Donor Community Hospitals to Charge OPOs Reasonable Costs
  • Solicitation of Comments Regarding Surgeon Fees for Cadaveric Kidney Donor Excisions
  • Close Gaps in Health Equity in Graduate Medical Education (GME)

Download the comment letter