Comments Have Been Requested on Proposed Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Payment Rates

 On April 4, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to update Medicare payment policies and rates for the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2024. The proposed rule includes updates to the inpatient psychiatric payment rates and a request for information to about future payment changes and data collection for inpatient psychiatric services. Comments are due by June 5, 2023.