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.
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.
The final 2021 CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS code sets were released in September, introducing new, revised, and deleted codes for diagnostic and procedural services and accompanying guideline changes.