CMS Issues New Medicare Rule For FY 2015

CMS has issued a proposed rule for 2015 that reduces payment for readmissions and hospital-acquired conditions. The rule, however, does not provide any changes to the two-midnight rule.The rule will increase the payment rate for inpatient stays at general acute hospitals by 1.3 percent in fiscal year 2015, and 0.8 percent for long-term care hospitals. CMS officials say the aim of the proposed rule is to improve hospital performance and “create an environment for improved Medicare beneficiary care and satisfaction.”

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