CMS is moving ahead with most of its proposed changes, including cuts to disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments, in the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule.
Most revenue integrity professionals have seen gains in salary over the past year but some are also seeing a decline in essential benefits such as health coverage, according to the preliminary results of NAHRI’s 2023 Revenue Integrity Salary Survey.
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CMS is doubling down on price transparency compliance and enforcement, according to the 2024 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule. The proposed rule also details major changes to price transparency requirements and behavioral health reimbursement, coverage of dental services, and more.
CMS is proposing a 3.4% reduction to the Medicare Part B conversion factor in the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. The agency is also floating expanded telehealth and dental coverage among numerous other changes.
CMS could pay certain eligible hospitals approximately $9 billion in total as part of its plan to remedy unlawful cuts to the 340B drug discount program between 2018 and 2022, according to a proposed rule. However, the remedy would come at the cost of cuts to non-drug items and services reimbursed under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) starting in 2025.