The 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule includes a welcome payment rate increase, coding updates, and adjustments to quality and reporting programs. Review the major provisions of the rule to ensure your organization is in compliance.
CMS issued the final rules for the 2023 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) on August 1 and, like the proposed 2023 OPPS proposed rule, there aren’t any big surprises this year.
This week’s Medicare updates include the FY 2023 IPPS Final Rule, a request for information on improving Medicare Advantage, an implementation transmittal for the updates to the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System, and more!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the 2023 ICD-10-CM code set and ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Review key ICD-10-CM updates including new codes for dementia, head injuries, and long-term drug therapy.
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.