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Title
FY 2015 Final Rule Tables
Type of File
Tables

Below are the data tables for the FY 2015 Final Rule. The data files and impact file for the FY 2015 Final rule are located on a separate list. All excel files are “protected”. For Excel 2007 and 2010, go to the review tab and click “unprotect sheet” to unlock the data.

Also, all Excel files contain a text file for 508 compliance. Text files are 508 compliant by themselves.

  1. Table 1A-1E (Final Rule and Correction Notice): This excel spreadsheet contains the final rule and correction notice FY 2015 Operating and Capital National and Puerto Rico Specific Standardized Amounts.
  2. FY 2015 Wage Index Tables (Final Rule and Correction Notice): Contains two zip files. One zip file with final rule and correction notice wage index tables using FY 2014 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-1, 3A-1, 3B-1, 4A-1, 4A-1 CN, 4B-1, 4B-1 CN, 4C-1, 4C-1 CN, 4D-1, 4D-1 CN, 4E-1, 4F-1, 9A-1, 9C-1). Second zip file contains final rule and correction notice wage index tables using FY 2015 CBSA Delineations (Contains Tables 2-2, 2-2 CN, 3A-2, 3B-2, 4A-2, 4A-2 CN, 4B-2, 4B-2 CN, 4C-2, 4C-2 CN, 4D-2, 4D-2 CN, 4E-2, 4F-2, 4J, 4J CN, 9A-2, 9C-2).
  3. Table 5 (Final Rule and Correction Notice): The Excel file contains two tabs. The first tab contains the final rule MS-DRGs, Relative Weighting Factors and Geometric and Arithmetic Mean Length of Stay. The second tab contains the correction notice MS-DRGs, Relative Weighting Factors and Geometric and Arithmetic Mean Length of Stay. Note: Only the Geometric and Arithmetic Mean Length of Stay changed from the final rule to the correction notice.
  4. Tables 6I-6K: Table 6I Complete MCC list; Table 6J Complete CC list; Table 6K Complete list of CC exclusions for the MS-DRGs
  5. Tables 7A and 7B: Tables 7A and 7B contain the number of discharges, and selected percentile lengths of stay for both MS-DRGs, version 31 and MS-DRGs, version 32
  6. Tables 8A, 8B, and 8C (Final Rule and Correction Notice): Contains the final rule Tables 8A and 8B FY 2015 IPPS operating and capital statewide average cost-to-charge-ratios. Also contains a revised Table 8B as discussed in the correction notice. Tables 8C contains the final FY 2015 LTCH statewide average cost-to-charge-ratios as published in the Federal Register.
  7. Table 10 (Final Rule and Correction Notice): Contains the final rule and correction notice cost thresholds by MS-DRG for the cost criteria for new technology add on payment applications for applications for FY 2016. Applicants should use the correction notice threshold for FY 2016 new technology add on payment applications.
  8. Table 14: List of Hospitals with Fewer than 1,600 Medicare Discharges Based on the March 2014 Update of the FY 2013 MedPAR File and Potentially Eligible Hospitals’ FY 2015 Low-Volume Payment Adjustment for Discharges Occurring Before April 1, 2015 (Eligibility for the low-volume payment adjustment is also dependent upon meeting the mileage criteria specified at § 412.101(b)(2)(ii) of the regulations.)
  9. Tables 15A and 15B (Final Rule and Correction Notice):  FY 2015 Readmissions Adjustment Factors.  Table 15A shows the proxy payment adjustment factors issued with the final rule in August 2014, which were provided for information purposes only.  Table 15B shows the final payment adjustment factors that will be used for making payments in FY 2015, and reflects the corrections from the October 2014 correction notice (CMS-1607-CN).   
  10. Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Tables 16A and 16B:
    • Table 16A: Contains updated proxy adjustment factors under the Hospital VBP Program that were calculated using historical baseline and performance periods. These proxies for the FY 2015 Hospital VBP payment adjustment factors will not be used to adjust hospital payments. This file includes the proxy adjustment factors published for the FY 2015 Final Rule (CMS-1607-F).
    • Table 16B: Contains the actual payment adjustment factors under the Hospital VBP Program for FY 2015. These actual factors are based on the finalized baseline and performance period for FY 2015 and will be used to adjust base operating DRG payments to eligible hospitals for discharges occurring in FY 2015.
  11. Table 17: This file contains the hospital-level data for the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program for FY 2015.
  12. Table 18 (Final Rule and Correction Notice): FY 2015 Medicare DSH Uncompensated Care Payment Factor 3. This file contains the Medicare DSH Uncompensated Care Payment Factor 3 information.  This file contains both the final rule information issued August 2014 and an updated information that corresponds to the correction notice (CMS-1607-CN) issued October 2014.
  13. Critical Access Hospitals Located in Counties That Will Lose Rural Status and Become Urban FY 2015