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PARD news

Modified: 2/16/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed the wage index development timetable and has issued notification of the availability of FY 2018 wage index public use files (PUF).
Modified: 2/15/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a standardized provider-based designation checklist.
Modified: 2/1/2017
Change request (CR) 9896 provides instructions to hospitals on the election of a Medicare-supplemental security income (SSI) component of the disproportionate share (DSH) payment adjustment for cost reports that Involve SSI ratios for fiscal year (FY) 2004 and earlier, or SSI ratios for hospital cost-reporting periods for patient discharges occurring before October 1, 2004. Transmittal 279 is rescinded and replaced by transmittal 1776 to correct one of the items required to be reported by the provider in its election request. In addition, a clarifying phrase was added to the "Realignment" section of the CR. Also, the CR has been changed from a Pub. 100-06 to a Pub. 100-20. [CR 9896]
Modified: 1/25/2017
This article clarifies longstanding policy concerning reimbursement for a Medicare bad debt while the account is at a collection agency.
Modified: 1/18/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed the wage index development timetable and has issued notification of the availability of FY 2017 wage index public use files (PUF).
Modified: 1/5/2013
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