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- Try the NEW Guided Pathways (DEC2008) Medicare Learning
Network (MLN) products! These three booklets incorporate existing Medicare
Learning Network (MLN) products and other CMS resources into well organized
sections that can help Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) providers and
suppliers find information to understand and navigate the Medicare Program.
The three Guided Pathways booklets guide learners to resources that
provide a fundamental overview of Medicare knowledge, as well as detailed
FFS policies and requirements. Click
here to access the Guided Pathways educational web guide and booklets.
- On October 30, 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
posted a notice in the Federal Register regarding a Listening Session
on Hospital-Acquired Conditions in Inpatient and Outpatient Settings.
- CMS-1404-FC: Final
Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY
2009 Payment Rates;
CMS-1390-N (Hospital Inpatient PPS and FY2009 Rates: Final FY2009
Wage Indices and Payment Rates) (Display date: September 29, 2008; Publication
date: October 3, 2008)
- On July 31, 2008, the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)
Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Final Rule display copy was posted to the CMS
web site. In the Final Rule, CMS included 10 categories of conditions
for the Hospital-Acquired Conditions payment provision. Additional information
on HACs and CMS' implementation of Present on Admission Indicator Reporting
is available at: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/HospitalAcqCond/01_Overview.asp
- CMS IPPS New Technology Applications for FY 2010 now Available.
- CMS-1554-F: FY 2009: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective
Payment System (PPS) Final Rule for Federal Fiscal Year 2009 (Display
Date: July 31, 2008)
Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal
Year 2009 Rates (Display Date: July 31, 2008; Publication Date: August