February 19, 2021
CMS has used the CY 2021 OPPS Final Rule to announce another two rounds of applications for Section 5506 of the Affordable Care Act, FTE redistribution of cap slots from closed hospitals, Round 18 and Round 19. Applications must be received by CMS’s Central Office by March 29, 2021; it is not sufficient for applications to be postmarked by this date....Read More
October 22, 2020
CMS has issued the FY 2021 IPPS Final Rule that took effect on October 1, 2020. The proposed rule addressed growing concerns of operational and administrative challenges resulting from residents who transferred or matched to other programs or participate in planned rotations at other hospitals before the official closing date. As a result, CMS has redefined “displaced...Read More
May 1, 2018:
CMS has made available its display version of the FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule, which is scheduled to be published on May 7, 2018. There are two Graduate Medical Education issues that we would like to highlight.
Medicare GME Affiliated Group
First, CMS is proposing to allow new urban teaching hospitals (i.e. hospitals that did not have residents in their FY 1996 cost reports) some...Read More