2019 IPPS Final Rule: What's Changing?  [SLIDESHOW]

By Kristen Beatson. Posted Aug 10, 2018 in Academy, Quality Reporting, IQR Program

CMS recently dropped their 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule, which focuses on simplifying requirements, reducing regulatory reporting costs and emphasizing patient-centered care. 

So, what exactly does CMS have up their sleeve for next year? Take a look at the slideshow below to learn about the major changes that were finalized in the 2019 IPPS final rule. 

(Use the arrows on the side of the slide to navigate between slides.)

Stay tuned for next week’s post, where we’ll review the 2019 requirements for the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program. Keep in mind that Medisolv’s clinical experts are dedicated to guiding hospitals through these quality reporting changes, each year, and ensuring that they achieve a successful submission. 

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Kristen Beatson is the Director of Electronic Measures of Medisolv, Inc.

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