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CMS increases Medicare payment for three types of providers

In a final rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced increased Medicare payment rates for inpatient psychiatric facilities, skilled nursing facilities and for hospices. WHY THIS MATTERS: INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES CMS is finalizing a 2.2% payment rate update, an estimated $ 95 million, for the inpatient psychiatric facilities prospective payment system for… Read More »