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Title
FY 2018 MAC Implementation Files
Type of File
Implementation Files

This page contains the following files as described in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Changes Change Request (CR) 10273.

  1. MAC Implementation File 1 – Certain FY 2018 IPPS factors, including applicable percentage increase, budget neutrality factors, High Cost Outlier (HCO) threshold, and Cost-of-Living adjustment (COLA) factors. Note: CMS released a correction notice on September 29, 2017. This file was updated September 29, 2017.
  2. MAC Implementation File 2 - Certain FY 2018 LTCH PPS factors, including High Cost Outlier (HCO) threshold, and Cost-of-Living adjustment (COLA) factors.  Note: CMS released a correction notice on September 29, 2017. This file was updated September 29, 2017.
  3. MAC Implementation File 3 - A list of hospitals that will receive the statutory reduction to the annual payment update for FY 2018 under the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program.
  4. MAC Implementation File 4 – LUGAR county list
  5. MAC Implementation File 5 - Attachments 1 - 3 intended to assist the MACs in implementing the requirements of CR 10547, issued March 2, 2018.
  6. MAC Implementation File 6 - IPPS hospitals with fewer than 1,600 Medicare discharges based on the March 2017 update of the FY 2016 MedPAR files