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CMS has published a notice with comment period updating prospective payment system (PPS) rates for Medicare services furnished by inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) during fiscal year (FY) 2018. CMS estimates that its policies will increase payments by $45 million (0.99%) compared to FY 2017 levels.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services began mailing flyers to about 100,000 aged and disabled residents in southwestern Pennsylvania. This will be the first group of beneficiaries in the state to be transferred into the new Community HealthChoices managed care program.