CMS Releases IRF FY 2018 Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) FY 2018 proposed rule. CMS will accept comments on the proposed rule until June 26, 2017. Proposed Rule Details: Proposed updates to IRF payment rates Proposed removal of 25 percent payment penalty for late transmissions of the IRF- Patient Assessment Instrument…

CMS Releases SNF FY 2018 Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) FY 2018 proposed rule. Additionally, CMS released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which solicits comment on potential revisions to the SNF payment system, based on research conducted under the SNF Payment Models Research project. Proposed Rule Details: Changes to…