CMS released several final payment rules for fiscal year 2022 that will take effect Oct. 1.
Below is a breakdown of 21 things to know about the final rules:
- Hospitals that report quality data and are meaningful users of EHRs will see about a 2.5 percent increase in Medicare rates in fiscal year 2022, compared to 2021. CMS expects hospital payments to increase by an aggregate $2.3 billion in fiscal 2022. CMS said the changes in the final rule will increase payments by $3.7 billion and include a $1.4 billion decrease from other adjustments.