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Last Modified: 9/23/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A

CMS reposts preliminary FY 2020 wage index PUF availability and timeline


For fiscal year (FY) 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed the wage index development timetable. The wage index development process started in May with the posting of the preliminary worksheet S-3 PUF.
CMS has reposted the FY 2020 preliminary Worksheets S-3, Parts II and III and CY 2016 Occupational Mix Survey Data Public Use Files (PUFs) that were posted on CMS’s website on May 18, 2018. This PUF was reposted June 5, 2018, to include missing variables from Worksheets S-3, Parts II and IV that are first effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015
The following are links to the final FY 2020 wage index PUF availability and timeline.
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