The Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act will count observation status patients as inpatient to count for the 3 Day SNF requirement.
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SHM submits comments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee in response to their request for stakeholder suggestions to lower the overall cost of healthcare. Our
SHM Public Policy Committee Provides Suggestions to CMS on Implementing the Two-Midnight Rule.
SHM submitted comments regarding observation care and APM thresholds to the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee.
SHM sends suggestions to the SFC’s chronic care working group.
Admitted or Not? The Impact of Medicare Observation Status on Seniors
SHM comments on the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System’s proposed changes to the 2-Midnight rule.
Comments Cover Evolving Policy on the Readmissions Reduction Program, Hospital Value Based Purchasing and Inpatient Admissions Decisions.
SHM submitted comments on this year’s fee schedule including evaluation and management guidelines, PQRS reporting, and MACRA.
SHM submitted comments on aspects of the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), including updated measure sets and the NOTICE Act requirements surrounding observation status.