Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Executive Summary: CMS 2018 IPPS Final Rule

August 8, 2017 5:49 pm

HFMA’s executive summary of CMS’s FY2018 Inpatient Perspective Payment System final rule is available here. Key changes include update to base rates, the DSH uncompensated care allocation, and incorporating a mechanism to account for socio-economic status in the readmissions penalty calculation. 

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