CMS Proposes 2.3% Pay Hike For Inpatient Rehab Facilities In Fiscal 2020

By James Romoser Amy Lotven / April 17, 2019 at 7:07 PM
Inpatient rehabilitation facilities would receive a 2.3% pay bump under a proposed fiscal 2020 pay rule released by CMS Wednesday (April 17). The annual proposed rule would update the prospective payment system rates for IRFs for discharges beginning Oct. 1. Facilities in rural areas would see a larger pay bump than those in urban areas, with IRF payments per discharge estimated to increase by 4.3% in rural areas and 2.2% in urban areas compared with fiscal 2019 payments. The total...

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