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Date
2018-11-15
Event
IRF Payment and Coverage Policies: FY 2019 Final Rule Call
Topic
Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

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Description:

During this call, learn about changes finalized in the FY 2019 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System final rule, including:

  • Revisions to coverage criteria
  • Removal of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) and Associated Function Modifiers from the IRF - Patient Assessment Instrument
  • Refinements to the case mix classification

Prior to the call, participants are encouraged to review the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 1, Section 110. A question and answer session follows the presentation; however, attendees may email questions in advance to irfcoverage@cms.hhs.gov with “November 15 Call” in the subject line. These questions may be addressed during the call or used for other materials following the call.

Target Audience: IRF providers.

For More Information: Visit the IRF PPS webpage.

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