Lame duck session offers last chance this year for action on 75% rule

November 2004
AHA News;11/15/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 23, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the calls from rehabilitation hospital administrators for the study of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 75 percent inpatient rehabilitation rule by the U.S. Congress. Impact of the rule on patients requiring rehabilitation; Position of the American Hospital Association on the issue.


Related Articles

  • IRF Perspective Payment System: An Update. MURER, CHERILYN G. // Rehab Management: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Rehabilitatio;Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p37 

    The article reports on the issuance of a final rule by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to improve accuracy of payment for services given to people with Medicare provided by the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRF). It is noted that the IRF Prospective Payment System...

  • RULES & REGULATIONS.  // Materials Management in Health Care;Aug2006, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p9 

    The article presents updates on health-related regulations in the United States as of August 2006. Several members of the US Congress have requested the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to delay changes in the reimbursement for inpatient prospective payment system. Senators have...

  • CMS proposes rules and update for IRFs.  // Medical Device Daily;5/4/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 84, p2 

    The article reports on a fee schedule for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) proposed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for fiscal year 2010. The proposal is expected to provide a payment update rate of 2.4 percent. CMS also expressed its plan to revise the requirements...

  • IRFs Face Enforcement of 2004 Criteria.  // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Aug2005, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p11 

    Reports on the ruling issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that will proceed implementing the classification criteria for inpatient rehabilitation facilities. Percentage of patients with a qualifying condition; Enforcement of the classification criteria.

  • solving the riddle of inpatient rehabilitation coverage. Connelly, Ronald S.; Thomas, Peter W. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar2007, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p96 

    The article provides information on the possible solutions of inpatient rehabilitation coverage in the U.S. The aggressive coverage denials by contractors of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are more likely inconsistent with the binding rules for coverage of the firm. The eight...

  • CMS revises rules on H&P and more.  // OR Manager;Jan2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p9 

    The article discusses the final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, revising certain parts of the Medicare hospital conditions of participation. The areas covered by the revision are histories & physicals, authentication of verbal orders, medication security, and...

  • Lawmakers asking Hill to support changes to CMS' '75%' rehab rule. Austin, Kate // AHA News;10/6/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p1 

    Reports on the plan of U.S. House and Senate lawmakers to endorse letters calling on the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to delay the planned January 1, 2004 implementation of the 75% payment rule for inpatient rehabilitation facilities. Reaction of some lawmakers to the proposed...

  • QIOs eye mission: better reporting. Lovern, Ed // Modern Healthcare;12/10/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p12 

    Reports on the draft document '7th Contract Cycle Statement of Work,' by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services concerning the mission of quality-improvement organizations (QIO) for public reporting of hospitals. Responsibilities of the QIO; Amount received annually by the QIO to...

  • CMS makes changes to permanent program.  // Same-Day Surgery;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p99 

    The article reports on several changes made by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the recovery audit contractor (RAC) permanent program for hospitals in the U.S.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics