The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) use an appendix to identify participating hospitals according to provided Medicare rules and handle payments for acute care services and other services according to provided protocols as Medicare deals with protocols for rural hospitals.
Subject: Method of Cost Settlement for Inpatient Services for Rural Hospitals Participating Under the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration
Release Date: December 29, 2017
Effective Date: May 1, 2015
Implementation Date: January 29, 2018
Special Transmittal Notes: NA