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2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Cost Report Worksheet S-10 to determine Two-Thirds of Factor 3 for Uncompensated Care Payment

Posted by Jamie Pennington on Apr 25, 2018 3:59:40 PM

The 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule will be published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2018. If finalized, these changes will go into effect October 1, 2018. The pre-published version can be viewed HERE. Public comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. EDT on June 25, 2018.  Below is SCA’s "as brief as we could make it", yet comprehensive summary on the Medicare DSH/Uncompensated Care payment portion (pages 818-877) of the proposed rule as it will affect qualifying DSH hospitals.

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Topics: Medicare DSH Reimbursement, uncompensated care, worksheet s-10, proposed rule, Compliance, DSH Reimbursement, Industry Updates, S-10, healthcare finance, regulations

2018 IPPS Proposed Rule: Cost Report Worksheet S-10 to determine Medicare DSH/Uncompensated Care Payment

Posted by Jamie Pennington on May 18, 2017 1:54:40 PM

The 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule was published in the Federal Register on April 28, 2017. If finalized, these changes will go into effect October 1, 2017. The published version can be viewed HERE. Public comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. EDT on June 13, 2017.  Below is SCA’s brief, yet comprehensive summary on the Medicare DSH/Uncompensated Care payment portion of the proposed rule as it will affect DSH hospitals.

 

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Topics: Medicare DSH Reimbursement, uncompensated care, worksheet s-10, proposed rule, Compliance, DSH Reimbursement, Industry Updates, S-10, healthcare finance, regulations

340B Corner: 340B optimization program, ELEVATE340B, partners with DFW Hospital Council

Posted by Jamie Pennington on May 16, 2017 1:28:52 PM

ELEVATE340B, a joint venture powered by Southwest Consulting Associates and Turnkey Pharmacy Solutions, has partnered with the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC). The partnership is expected to enhance the value DFWHC offers its hospital members through compliant 340B savings optimization programs and education provided by ELEVATE340B. READ the full press release HERE.

 

According to W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, “This partnership continues a long-standing DFWHC trend to team with select companies that provide valuable services to our members...

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Topics: ELEVATE340B, 340B optimization, 340b compliance, financial consulting, healthcare finance, 340b savings optimization, 340B

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The climate of provider reimbursement is ever-changing and this blog is intended to keep you up-to-date on the latest information regarding:

  • DSH Reimbursement
  • 340B Pharmacy Drug Discount Program
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  • Litigation Surrounding Provider Reimbursement

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