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Title
FY 2015 Wage Index Home Page
Description
See Below
Fiscal Year
2015
Type
Other
  1. FY 2015 Hospital Wage Index Development Time Table (Note: CMS replaced the original file posted with the file below due to a technical error)

    Note: CMS has made the following changes to the timetable from the prior year

    • The October PUF will now be released in September (September 13, 2013)
    • Hospitals will have until November 21, 2013 to request revisions to the wage data posted in the September PUF
    • Hospitals must now send a hardcopy and electronic copy of any April appeal sent to CMS
  2. FY 2015 September Preliminary PUF: Contains the September preliminary S-3 cost report wage data and the occupational mix data. SEE NOTES IN NUMBER 1 ABOVE.
  3. FY 2015 Wage Index Pension Cost Spreadsheet Overview & Instructions.
  4. FY 2015 February 2014 Wage Index PUFs Revised: Contains the February Worksheet S-3 cost report wage data and the Calendar Year 2010 occupational mix survey data. Note: On February 28, 2014, we added an extra tab to correct the Occupational Mix Survey data of 72 providers that are erroneously reflected in the original FY 15 February Occ Mix PUF posted on February 20, 2014.

  5. FY 2015 February 20, 2014 Average Hourly Wage Comparison PUF: Contains the FY 2015 preliminary occupational mix adjusted CBSA Average Hourly Wages (AHWs) and the FY 2014 final occupational mix adjusted CBSA AHWs
  6. Proposed FY 2015 Wage Index Tables: Contains two zip files. One zip file with proposed wage index tables using FY 2014 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-1, 3A-1, 3B-1, 4A-1, 4B-1, 4C-1, 4D-1, 4E-1, 4F-1, 9A-1, 9C-1). Second zip file containing proposed wage index tables using proposed FY 2015 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-2, 3A-2, 3B-2, 4A-2, 4B-2, 4C-2, 4D-2, 4E-2, 4F-2, 4J, 9A-2, 9C-2).
  7. Proposed FY 2015 Wage Index Public Use Files: Open Attached Zip file. Attached is a PDF with a description of each zip file. Main zip file contains 5 zip files:
    • FY 2015 Proposed Rule Wage Index PUFs; S3 Part II and Occ Mix Data
    • FY 2015 Proposed Rule Average Hourly Wage by Provider and CBSA Public Use File
    • FY 2015 Proposed Occupational Mix Adjusted and Unadjusted Average Hourly Wages and Occupational Mix Factor by Provider
    • FY 2015 Proposed Occupational Mix Adjusted and Unadjusted Average Hourly Wages and Pre-Reclass Wage Indexes by CBSA
    • FY 2015 Proposed Rule AHW by Provider Area Listing
  8. FY 2015 Final Rule Wage Index Tables: Contains two zip files. One zip file with final wage index tables using FY 2014 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-1, 3A-1, 3B-1, 4A-1, 4B-1, 4C-1, 4D-1, 4E-1, 4F-1, 9A-1, 9C-1). Second zip file containing final wage index tables using FY 2015 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-2, 3A-2, 3B-2, 4A-2, 4B-2, 4C-2, 4D-2, 4E-2, 4F-2, 4J, 9A-2, 9C-2).
  9. FY 2015 Wage Index Public Use Files: Open Attached Zip file. Attached is a PDF with a description of each zip file. Main zip file contains 5 zip files:
    • FY 2015 Final Rule Wage Index PUFs; S3 Part II and Occ Mix Data
    • FY 2015 Final Rule Average Hourly Wage by Provider and CBSA Public Use File
    • FY 2015 Final Occupational Mix Adjusted and Unadjusted Average Hourly Wages and Occupational Mix Factor by Provider
    • FY 2015 Final Occupational Mix Adjusted and Unadjusted Average Hourly Wages and Pre-Reclass Wage Indexes by CBSA
    • FY 2015 Final Rule AHW by Provider Area Listing
    • FY 2015 Final Rule Puerto Rico Specific Occupational Mix Adjusted and Unadjusted AHWs by Provider PUF
  10. Three Year MGCRB Reclassification Data for FY 2016 Applications: Contains the three year average hourly wages used for FY 2016 MGCRB geographic reclassifications.
  11. FY 2015 Final Rule Average Hourly Wage Calculator (includes Occupational Mix AHW Calculator): There are two spreadsheets in the zip file. One for providers using CMS-Form-2552-96 and one for providers using CMS-Form-2552-10.