Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payment Rules Begins October 1!

The final Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payment Rules for the fiscal year 2023 will be effective October 1, 2022. This rule, published on August 1, 2022, establishes Medicare fee-for-service payment rates and policies for inpatient hospitals and long-term care hospitals. New policies include increased flexibilities for rural hospitals to participate in residency training through rural track programs and steps to advance health equity and maternal health outcomes.