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FY 2018 IPPS and LTCH PPS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) follow various CMS instructions related to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS, including changes for claims for discharges after October 1, 2017.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3885CP.pdf

Subject: Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Changes

Number: 3885

Title: 10273

Release Date: October 17, 2017

Effective Date: October 1, 2017

Implementation Date: October 2, 2017

Special Notes: Transmittal 3858, dated September 8, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3885 dated, October 17, 2017 to update the factor 3 denominator for hospitals treated as new, the fixed-loss amount for LTCH standard Federal payment rate cases, reference to the Grouper software version, applicable tables and files available on the CMS website, and to clarify the list of ICD-10 codes eligible for the GORE IBE device system new technology add-on payment. In addition, updating the assignment of the wage index for Indian Health Service or Tribal Hospitals of the Pricer in the attachment. All other information remains the same.

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    Lacy Gaskins