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The FY 2018 Inpatient Proposed Rule: Early insights for CV leaders

April 21, 2017

    April showers bring May flowers and—this year, at least—CMS's FY 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule. Per usual, this rule outlines CMS's proposed updates to inpatient reimbursement for acute and long term care hospitals as well as changes to policy and quality reporting requirements for these providers. If approved, these changes will go into effect on October 1, 2017.

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    Fortunately, in the midst of an eventful year, CV leaders at least will not find too many changes impacting the service line in this proposal, allowing the focus to remain on the cadre of other new regulations that have reached their doorsteps (e.g., cardiac bundling). 

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