Final FY 2019 Medicare IPPS and LTCH Update Issued
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released a final rule to update both the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System for fiscal year (FY) 2019 – for discharges beginning October 1, 2018.
The document is currently on public display at the Federal Register office and is scheduled for publication August 17th. A display version is available at: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2018- 16766.pdf.
The IPPS tables for this rule are available through the Internet on the
CMS website at: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-forService-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/index.html.
Click on the link on the
left side of the screen titled, “FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule Home Page” or “Acute Inpatient—Files for
The LTCH PPS tables are available at: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Servi... under the list item for Regulation Number CMS-1694-F.
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