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January Medicare Cuts Averted

Congress delays provisions that would have decreased Medicare payments by about 6 percent starting in January, mitigates cuts made to the Physician Fee Schedule (Medicare Part B).

December 14, 2021


Medicare Administrative Contractor Posts Fee Schedule

The Physician Fee Schedule for CY 2022 that lists Medicare Part B reimbursement rates is available on the National Government Services website.

November 30, 2021


Final SNF PPS Rule

CMS finalizes a SNF rate increase.

August 10, 2021


CMS Issues FY 2022 SNF PPS Final Rule

CMS continues recalibration efforts.

August 3, 2021


CMS to Hold Next SNF Open Door Forum on Aug. 5th

FY 2022 SNF PPS Final Rule among discussion topics.

August 2, 2021


Proposed SNF PPS Rule Aims for Recalibration

The annual payment update proposes a 1.3 percent increase but seeks to recalibrate payments to address an unintended payment increase of 5 percent in 2020 due to the shift to the PDPM methodology.

April 13, 2021


Sequestration Relief to Continue

Congress agrees to hold off on reinstituting 2 percent Medicare reduction until 2022.

March 30, 2021


Medicare Cost Report Deadlines Extended; Sequestration to Resume

Medicare providers have two additional months to submit 2020 cost reports. Sequestration is scheduled to resume April 1st unless Congress acts.

March 16, 2021


FY 2021 Medicare Part A Final Rule Summary

LeadingAge NY memo provides summary of FY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule and links to rate tables and calculators.

August 25, 2020


CMS Proposes Updates to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Changes could result in major cut to Part B therapy reimbursement.

August 11, 2020
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