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On August 2, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that reflects the agency’s efforts to transform the healthcare delivery system through competition and innovation to provide patients with better value and results. The final rule will update Medicare payment policies for hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020. 
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Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule (CMS-1714-F) that demonstrates continued commitment to strengthening Medicare by better aligning the hospice payment rates with the costs of providing care and increasing transparency so patients can make more informed choices.
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On July 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates Medicare payment policies and rates for facilities under the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (IRF PPS) and the Inpatient Rehabilitation Quality Reporting Program (IRF QRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2020. This final rule moves the agency closer to unified post-acute care payment and updates IRF payment rates as required by statute. 
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Pilot program gives clinicians direct access to claims data, putting patients over paperwork and at the center of their care
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On July 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalizing a rule that further advances our continuing efforts to strengthen the Medicare program by better aligning payments for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) with t

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Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the Blue Button Developer Conference ​​​​​​​(As prepared for delivery – July 30, 2019)