Wednesday, August 6, 2014
CMS Finalizes FY 2015 SNF Medicare Payment Rule
CMS issued the final rule for FY 2015 Medicare payments. As published previously the aggregate increase is 2%, which is the result of the 2.5% market basket increase and the .5% reduction from the multifactor productivity adjustment. AHCA has assembled a thorough overview of the final rule which you can access by clicking here. The final wage index will be posted to the following website: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/SNFPPS/WageIndex.html. The final rule may be accessed at: http://www.ofr.gov/inspection.aspx. To read the CMS release on the payment rule, click here.