• May 4, 2015
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just issued its fiscal year (FY) 2016 Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (PPS)/long-term care hospital (LTCH) proposed rule. Join this live presentation to learn about the average payment increase available to most hospitals under the proposed rule.

Other topics of discussion include:

  • Market basket adjustments
  • Recovery of past alleged overpayments for documentation and coding improvement
  • Adjustments to the Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments
  • Application of the frontier wage index and out-migration adjustments
  • Electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use penalties
  • Inpatient psychiatric quality reporting

Comments on the proposed rule are due to CMS by June 16, 2015.

This Advisor Live® presentation is open to the public.



  • Danielle Lloyd, M.P.H., vice president, policy and advocacy and deputy director, DC office, Premier, Inc.
  • Marla Kugel, M.P.H., principal research scientist, Premier, Inc.
  • Christine Van Dusen, quality measurement program manager, Premier, Inc.



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