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CMS Finalizes Rule Scaling Back Expansion of Bundled Payments

Number of markets with mandatory joint replacement bundles to decrease; hip fracture and cardiac bundles cancelled.

December 5, 2017


2018 Medicare Part B Therapy Rate Calculator Available

Member tool provides Medicare Part B rates by CPT/HCPCS code.

November 27, 2017


CMS Publishes Medicare Premiums and Deductibles for 2018

Some cost sharing amounts for those enrolled in fee-for-service Medicare will increase in 2018, while some will remain unchanged.

November 24, 2017


Corrected Medicare SNF PPS Rate List Published

The LeadingAge NY SNF PPS Final Rule summary and Medicare Part A rate listing have been updated to reflect corrections issued by CMS on Oct. 4, 2017.

October 9, 2017


CMS Corrects SNF PPS

Correction of minor errors to final rule rates and wage indexes will change rates slightly.

October 3, 2017


New SNF Part A Rates Effective Sunday

Reminder that nursing home Medicare rates will change on Oct. 1st.

September 25, 2017


LeadingAge NY Comments on RCS-1

Medicare is considering replacing the RUG-IV nursing home reimbursement methodology with RCS-1.

August 25, 2017


CMS Finalizes SNF PPS Rule

SNF Medicare payments to increase by 1 percent due to market basket adjustment.

August 1, 2017


LeadingAge NY Comments on SNF PPS Rule

Letter covers Medicare payments, quality reporting, value-based purchasing, and regulatory relief.

June 26, 2017


CMS Contemplates Major Changes in Nursing Home Part A Rates

LeadingAge NY memo summarizes new RCS-1 methodology that CMS is intending to propose as the basis for nursing home Medicare Part A reimbursement.

May 16, 2017
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