2015 Reimbursement Calendar of Events

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Our new 2015 Reimbursement Calendar of Events is now available on our website under Documents and Reports, or at the link provided below.

http://reimbursementprinciples.com/resources-articles/documents-reports

 

 

2015 CPT Data File

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8/28/14 AMA released the 2015 CPT data file.  Contact RPI for more information or the AMA to purchase the data.

FY2015 Hospital Inpatient Payment Regulation

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CMS Issues FY2015 Hospital Inpatient Payment Regulation.  For more information on the payment and quality provisions in the final IPPS/LTCH PPS rule, go to http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/FY2015-IPPS-Final-Rule-Home-Page.html

HHS Issued Rule

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HHS issued a rule today finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for to transition to ICD-10. Follow the link for more information on the rule.  http://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2014-Press-releases-items/2014-07-31.html

2015 Proposed Rules

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CMS has released the proposed 2015 OPPS, ASC and physician rules; click her for more information:

 

For the ASC regulation:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ASCPayment/ASC-Regulations-and-Notices-Items/CMS-1613-P.html

 

For the HOPPS regulation:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/HospitalOutpatientPPS/Hospital-Outpatient-Regulations-and-Notices-Items/CMS-1613-P.html?DLPage=1&DLSort=2&DLSortDir=descending

 

For the physician regulation:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/PhysicianFeeSched/PFS-Federal-Regulation-Notices-Items/CMS-1612-P.html?DLPage=1&DLSort=3&DLSortDir=descending

2015 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Postings

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The 2015 ICD-10-CM and 2015 ICD-10-PCS files are now posted on the CMS website at:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-CM-and-GEMs.html

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html

Medicare proposed rule for FY 2015 policies and rates for inpatient stays

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Medicare has issued a proposed rule that would update FY 2015 Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient stays at general acute care and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs).

For more details contact us or click for details: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/FY2015-IPPS-Proposed-Rule-Home-Page.html

Moody’s Reports: Hospital expenses continue to outstrip revenue growth

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Follow the link for more information:

http://www.fiercehealthfinance.com/story/moodys-hospital-expenses-continue-outstrip-revenue-growth/2014-04-24?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

CMS Announces Public Meeting Dates and Times for 2014

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Drugs/Biologics/Radiopharmaceuticals/Radiologic Imaging Agents – May 20, 2014 and May 21, 2014

Supplies and Other – May 28, 2014

Orthotics and Prosthetics and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Accessories – June 3, 2014

Follow the link for more details:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/MedHCPCSGenInfo/Downloads/2014ParticipationGuidelines.pdf

 

Medicare Releases Physician, Part B Payment

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Follow the link for more information:

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303456104579490043350808268?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303456104579490043350808268.html

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