Inpatient rehab facilities will get a 2.9% pay increase in CMS proposed rule

Truman Slate

Inpatient rehabilitation services are getting a payment improve of two.nine% for 2021.

Due to the fact of the COVID-19 general public wellness emergency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Products and services in its proposed rule has confined the annual rulemaking to payment and important policies.

CMS is proposing updates to the payment fees working with the most latest knowledge to mirror an believed two.5% improve component. This is the inpatient rehabilitation facility market place basket improve component of two.nine%, reduced by a .four% multifactor productiveness adjustment.

Having said that, an supplemental .four% improve to mixture payments — due to updating the outlier threshold to manage believed outlier payments at 3% of complete payments — final results in an general update of two.nine%, or $270 million. 

CMS is also proposing to undertake the most latest Business of Management and Spending plan statistical area delineations and apply a 5% cap on

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