News & Analysis

May 4, 2022
HIM Briefings

Among the proposed changes, many of which affect quality and data reporting programs, are proposed changes to claims data used for rate setting, a delay of the three way split criteria for Medicare Severity Diagnosis-Related Groups (MS-DRG), and more. Understand major proposals and their potential impact and how to provide feedback to CMS.

September 1, 2021
HIM Briefings

CMS walked back some major policy changes and cemented others in the 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. Brush up on the latest changes and ensure your hospital is ready to comply by October 1.

June 2, 2021
HIM Briefings

The agency is proposing methods to alleviate burden on hospitals that have been under strain for the past year, while also asking for feedback that may shape future data reporting and rate-setting.

May 5, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 IPPS proposed rule, a handful of cost reporting form updates, an MLN Booklet on using the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule look-up tool, and more!

April 29, 2021
Medicare Web

The fiscal year (FY) 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule makes broad efforts to cushion the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital revenue and resources. The proposed rule, released April 27, also eliminates sweeping changes to MS-DRG rate-setting finalized in the 2021 IPPS final rule.

November 11, 2020
HIM Briefings

The 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule ushered in a host of coding changes. Review new codes, MS-DRG updates, and other changes to ensure your organization is in compliance.