PPS (Prospective payment system)
An overview of the PPS for inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and rehabilitation units -- referred to as inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs).
Here is an overview of the payment process for an inpatient psychiatric facility, also referred to as a TEFRA (Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act) facility.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the federally qualified health centers (FQHC) prospective payment system (PPS) base payment rate and the geographic adjustment factors for 2017. This article was revised January 5 to reflect the revised change request (CR) issued January 4. The CR corrected a typographical error in the 2015 payment rate for grandfathered tribal FQHC. In addition, the CR release date, transmittal number, and the web address for accessing the CR are revised. [MM9831]
Change request (CR) 9930 revises billing instructions for various payment policies implemented in the January 2017 hospital outpatient prospective payment system update, which includes changes to the pass-through payment time period. [MM9930]
An overview for both the operating and capital-related costs of hospital inpatient stays in long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) under Medicare Part A based on prospectively set rates.
An overview of the PPS for hospital outpatient services, some Part B services furnished to hospital inpatients who have no Part A coverage, and hospitalization services furnished by community mental health centers.
The Social Security Act set a system of payment for the operating costs of acute care hospital inpatient stays under Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) based on prospectively set rates.
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