Medicare covers 15 percent of Illinoisans, resulting in a significant patient population for many Illinois hospitals. IHA analyzes the impacts of policy changes on hospitals and patients.

Feb 28, 2019

MACRA Workbook

This version of the IHA MACRA workbook addresses the major provisions of the calendar year (CY) 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the CY 2019 MACRA QPP final rule. (Revised 3/15/19)

Jan 29, 2019

Medicare Payment Systems Table 2019

IHA has published the 2019 version of the Summary Table of the major components of Medicare payments for various levels of services, including physician services and bundled payment arrangements.

Oct 04, 2018

FFY 2019 Final IPPS Payment Rule Correction Notice

CMS corrections to errors that occurred in the August 17 publication.

Jan 11, 2018

CMS Final Rule Hospice Services

CMS published a Hospice Final Rule addressing Medicare hospice service payments

Apr 25, 2019

Medicare Group Appeal Documentation

Background and required documentation that must be submitted before filing.