Medicare Payment Bump Proposed for Psychiatric, Rehab Facilities – About Your Online Magazine

Inpatient rehabilitation facilities would receive an additional $ 160 million in Medicare payments in fiscal year 2022, while inpatient psychiatric facilities would earn an additional $ 90 million under the proposed rules published on Wednesday by the Service Centers. Medicare and Medicaid.

O proposed rule for psychiatric facilities (RIN 0938-AU40) includes revisions to the quality reporting program that would cut nearly $ 21 million in costs from facility information collection requirements in fiscal 2023.

Similar provisions of the quality reporting program in the proposed rule for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (RIN 0938-AU38) would add about $ 487,000 in costs for the facilities in 2022 ….

Paula Fonseca