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Title
FINAL Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Medicare Allocations for Survey & Certification
Memo #
18-12-ALL
Posting Date
2018-06-08
Fiscal Year
2018
Summary
• State, with details for increases allocated pursuant to the State by State review, and additional columns to track supplementary allocations for targeted surveys, validation surveys, and other factors. • Review Process for Amounts: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices reviewed each State’s budget individually, examining workloads, spending patterns, performance, and particular budgetary needs. • Hospice Funds: Congress appropriated additional funds dedicated to increasing the frequency of recertification surveys for hospices. These funds must be tracked and accounted for separately. • Non-Delivery Deductions: A few States have non-delivery deductions, and a few States have a portion of their budgets identified as benchmarked and subject to an improvement plan due to performance issues.