April 20, 2016
CMS' 2016 IPPS proposed rule: 10 points to know
Many hospitals will see increases in their Medicare reimbursements next year, as CMS released its proposed rule for the fiscal year 2016 Medicare inpatient prospective payment system. The 1,526-page proposed rule also includes proposed rates for long-term care hospitals. Overall, the proposed rules would apply to about 3,400 acute-care hospitals and 435 long-term care hospitals.