IPF PPS Updates for FY 2021

MLN Matters Number: 11949
Related CR Release Date: August 21, 2020
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10312CP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11949
Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Implementation Date: October 5, 2020

CR 11949 identifies changes that are required as part of the annual Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) update established in IPF Final Rule entitled “Medicare Program; Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) and Special Requirements for Psychiatric Hospitals for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020 (FY 2021).” These changes are applicable to discharges occurring from October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021 (FY 2021). CR 11949 applies to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual (CLM), Chapter 3, Section 190.4.3.

Make sure that your billing staffs are aware of these changes. See the Background and Additional Information Sections of this article for further details regarding these changes.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11949.


            Last Updated Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:43:01 +0000