CMS-Federal Register-Final Rule-2008

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

 The DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES relased its final ruling on the hosptial Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) in August 2008.  The new ruling on Stage III and IV pressure ulcers begins October 1, 2008.  Link to Federal Register document.   http://www.cms.hhs.gov/AcuteInpatientPPS/downloads/CMS-1390-F.pdf