Hospital IP PPS Acute & LTCH PPS FY 2016 Rates – Correction

From: Federal Register – CMS-1632-CN; Filed 9/30/15; Publication 10/05/15

A correction to the Hospital IP PPS Acute final rules was filed by CMS on 9/30/15.  There are numerous corrections made in this notice that have resulted in the issuance of the following revised tables:

  • Table 1A – 1E – PPS Base & Capital Rates
  • Table 2 & 3 Wage Indices
  • Table 5 – MS DRGs
  • Table 10 – New Technology Criteria
  • Table 14 – Low Volume Hospitals
  • Table 18 – DSH Uncompensated Payment Factor 3

Below is a summary of the PPS base rate correction changes:IP PPS Acute Base Rates
























As of this writing, CMS has not yet released the finalized Value Based Purchasing factors (Table 16) nor the FY 2016 HAC impacted hospitals (Table 17).

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