Executive Summary: Key Financial and Operational Impacts from the Proposed FY21 IPPS Rule

The 2021 IPPS (Inpatient Prospective Payment System) Proposed Rule was made available on May 11, 2021. CMS estimates that the total impact of all policy changes will increase overall payments to IPPS hospitals by approximately 1.6%, or $2.7 billion, in FY21. This summary provides an overview of major provisions.