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Final FFY 2018 PUF
Date Created: 08/04/2017
CMS released a revised final FY 2018 wage index and occupational mix data PUFs on the CMS Web page, August 2, 2017. This file reflects provider correction requests due to CMS or MAC mishandling of the final wage and occupational mix data. The following file has been created and can be downloaded and used with […]
CMS issues Transmittal 1863 to Publication 100-20
Date Created: 07/06/2017
On Friday, June 30th, 2017, CMS issued Transmittal number 1863 to Publication 100-20. The Transmittal provided instructions that also provide guidance for accepting FY 2015 amended cost reports from hospitals requesting to revise Worksheet S-10 (i.e., cost reports starting on or after October 1, 2014 and prior to October 1, 2015) in light of CMS’s […]
Preliminary FFY 2019 PUF
Date Created: 05/22/2017
CMS published the Preliminary Public Use File (PUF) for the FY 2019 wage index and occupational mix on 5/19/2017. This file reflects the Worksheet S-3, Parts II and III wage data from cost reports for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 (FY Beginning from 10/1/14 to 9/30/2015). Hospitals will have until September 1, 2017 to request revisions […]
April 28th, 2017 Final FFY 2018 PUF
Date Created: 05/01/2017
CMS published the Final FY 2018 wage index and occupational mix data PUFs on their Web page. Hospitals will have until May 30, 2017 to verify their data and submit correction requests to both CMS and their MAC to correct errors due to CMS or MAC mishandling of the final wage and occupational mix data. […]
CMS issues Transmittal 13 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 29, Form CMS-222-92
Date Created: 02/17/2017
The Independent Rural Health Clinic (RHC)/Freestanding Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) Cost Report, Form CMS-222-92 was updated to Transmittal 13 by CMS, on February 17, 2017. Transmittal 13 is effective for cost reporting periods ending on or after September 30, 2016. Effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2014 the Form […]
January 30, 2017 FFY 2018 PUF
Date Created: 01/31/2017
CMS published an updated Public Use File (PUF) for the FY 2018 wage index and occupational mix on 1/30/2017. This file reflects the Worksheet S-3, Parts II and III wage data from cost reports for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 (FY Beginning from 10/1/13 to 9/30/2014). These data will have been desk reviewed and verified by […]
CMS issues Transmittal 17 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 11, Form CMS-1728-94
Date Created: 01/31/2017
The HHA, 1728-94 was updated to Transmittal 17 by CMS, on October 7, 2016. Transmittal 17 is effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015. HFS was approved for Transmittal 17 on January 30, 2017 and anticipates the release of updated software February 10, 2017. HFS will be hosting a WebEx […]
CMS issues Transmittal 10 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 40 Form CMS-2552-10
Date Created: 01/30/2017
The Hospital, 2552-10 was updated to Transmittal 10 by CMS, on November 17, 2016. Transmittal 10 is effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015.  HFS will be hosting a WebEx on the 2552-10 Changes, System release and other updates on February 9, 2017. Transmittal 10 changes include: Worksheet S-2, Part […]
CMS issues Transmittal 7 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 41 Form CMS-2540-10
Date Created: 10/24/2016
The Skilled Nursing Facility, 2540-10 was updated to Transmittal 7 by CMS, on August 19, 2016. Transmittal 7 is effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015. The primary purpose of the transmittal was to incorporate statutory reporting requirements to facilitate hospice payment reforms pursuant to Section 3132 of the Patient […]
W/S S-10 Implementation Delayed Per 2017 IPPS Final Rule
Date Created: 08/04/2016
On Friday July 29, 2016 HFS posted and issued an email highlighting CMS Transmittal number 1681 to Publication 100-20 that provided guidance for accepting FY 2014 amended cost reports from hospitals requesting to revise Worksheet S-10 in light of CMS’s proposal to begin using Worksheet S-10 data to determine uncompensated care payments starting in FY 2018. […]

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