AN ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY ON FEDERAL HEALTH CARE ISSUES BY LARRY GOLDBERG
CMS Announces Final Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities PPS Update for FY 2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a notice to update the Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The rule is to be published in the August 1st Federal Register. A copy of the 72 page document can currently be downloaded at: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016- 17982.pdf. This link will change upon publication. The publication web site will be: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/08/01.
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