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Electronic signature of the Certification and Settlement Summary page of the Medicare cost reports and the option to electronically transmit MCRs through the CMS Medicare Cost Report e-Filing (MCReF) system
Date Created: 04/13/2018
Electronic signature of the Certification and Settlement Summary page of the Medicare cost reports The Final Rule for the Fiscal Year 2018 update to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals was published in the August 14, 2017 Federal Register. The Final Rule included a provision for the electronic signature of the […]
February 2, 2018 FFY 2019 PUF
Date Created: 02/05/2018
CMS published an updated Public Use File (PUF) for the FY 2019 wage index and occupational mix on 2/2/2018. 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). These data will have been desk reviewed and verified by […]
CMS to issue Transmittal 13 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 40, Form CMS-2552-10
Date Created: 01/29/2018
Previously CMS issued Transmittal 12 to The Hospital and Hospital Health Care Complex Cost Report, Form CMS-2552-10. HFS provided a detailed overview of the T-12 and links to the CMS website at: CMS issues Transmittal 12 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 40, Form CMS-2552-10 HFS has been notified that CMS is […]
CMS issues Transmittal 12 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 40, Form CMS-2552-10
Date Created: 11/22/2017
The Hospital and Hospital Health Care Complex Cost Report, Form CMS-2552-10 was updated to Transmittal 12 by CMS, on November 17, 2017. Transmittal 12 is effective for cost reporting periods ending on or after August 31, 2017. This transmittal updates Chapter 40, Hospital and Hospital Health Care Complex Cost Report (Form CMS-2552-10), by including subsection […]
Additional Extension for filing amended FY 2014 and 2015 Worksheet S-10 data
Date Created: 10/23/2017
We have received confirmation from CMS that they have granted an extension from October 31, 2017 until January 2, 2018 for all Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals to resubmit certain Worksheet S-10 data. For revisions to be considered, amended FY 2014 and FY 2015 cost reports, due to revised or initial submissions of Worksheet […]
CMS Issues 2552-10 Transmittal 11
Date Created: 09/29/2017
CMS issued Form 2552-10, Transmittal 11, on September 29, 2017. This transmittal clarifies the definitions and instructions for uncompensated care, non-Medicare bad debt, non-reimbursed Medicare bad debt, and charity care to include uninsured discounts, as well as modifies the calculation relative to uncompensated care costs. Revisions include: • Worksheet S-10: • Revised the instructions for […]
Extension for filing amended FY 2014 and 2015 Worksheet S-10 data
Date Created: 09/27/2017
CMS has granted an extension from September 30, 2017 until October 31, 2017 for ALL Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals to resubmit certain Worksheet S-10 data. For revisions to be considered, amended FY 2014 and FY 2015 cost reports due to revised or initial submissions of Worksheet S-10 must be received by Medicare Administrative […]
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 […]
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. […]

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