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FY 2019 IPF Prospective Payment System Final Rule

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This final rule updates the prospective payment rates, the outlier threshold, and the wage index for Medicare inpatient hospital services provided by Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs) for discharges occurring during the Fiscal Year (FY) beginning October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Additionally, this final rule makes technical corrections to the IPF regulations and updates the Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program. The IPFQR Program (83 FR 38576) updates are located on pages 38589–38608 of the Federal Register.

FY 2019 IPF PPS Final Rule and APU Determination slide deck posted and event recording by Quality Reporting Center on August 30, 2018. Click here to access the recording.