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  • CMS IPPS New Technology Applications for FY 2010 now Available..
  • CMS-1554-F:  FY 2009: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule for Federal Fiscal Year 2009  (Display Date: July 31, 2008)
  • CMS-1390-F; Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2009 Rates (Display Date: July 31, 2008; Publication Date: August 19, 2008)
  • Transition of Inpatient Hospital Review Workload – New Fact Sheet and Power Point Slides available. (posted July 7, 2008)
  • CMS-1404-P: Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates; Proposed Changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates; View Press Release and Fact Sheet (Display Date: July 3, 2008; Publication Date: July 18, 2008; Comment period closes 5pm ET on September 2, 2008)

Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Spotlights

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Specialty Hospitals

Uninsured Information
  • FAQs on charges for the uninsured (PDF, 103KB)
  • FAQ regarding offering discounts to the uninsured (PDF, 8KB)

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage



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