The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) notifies Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) of a Change Request (CR) to update the participating hospital files, episodes, and bundled payment amounts associated with the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative of the Affordable Care Act for April 2017. CMS shall send replacement Model 2 and Model 4 Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) files in spreadsheet format via email on or after February 1, 2017. Model 2 and Model 4 BCPI files will specify participating hospitals, and approved and unrelated Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs).
Subject: Affordable Care Act Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative - Recurring File Updates Models 2 and 4 April 2017 Updates
Title: Change Request 9927
Release Date: Jan. 13, 2017
Effective Date: April 1, 2017
Implementation Date: April 3, 2017
Special Notes: N/A