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.

Jun 17, 2019

FFY 2020 CMS Proposed Medicare Other Inpatient Services Prospective Payment Systems Rule Summary

CMS posted proposed FFY 2020 Medicare inpatient prospective payment systems rules on inpatient rehabilitation, inpatient psychiatry, inpatient skilled nursing, inpatient long term care and hospice.

Jun 17, 2019

FFY 2020 CMS Proposed Medicare Inpatient Acute Prospective Payment System Rule Summary

On May 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted its proposed FFY 2020 Medicare inpatient acute prospective payment system rule in the Federal Register.

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