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What is the 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule Factor 2?

Posted by Jeff Norman on Jun 7, 2017 12:57:16 PM

On April 28, 2017, CMS published the FFY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule in the Federal Register.  After years of discussion on Worksheet S-10 and false starts on the use of uncompensated care data for Medicare DSH/UC pool distribution purposes, CMS appears to have finally moved forward with implementation.  Go HERE for our summary of the Medicare DSH/Uncompensated care payment portion of the proposed rule.  In this post, we will take a dive into Factor 2 as described in the proposed rule.  For a quick refresher on Factor 2, go HERE.

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Topics: Medicare DSH Reimbursement, proposed rule, DSH Reimbursement, factor 2, uncompensated care, S-10, worksheet s-10, regulations

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