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New CMS Rule Increases Payments for Acute Care Hospitals and Advances Health Equity, Maternal Health

Source
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Date
Aug 1, 2022
Summary
Describes updates to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rules for Medicare payments for acute care hospitals and efforts to support health equity and improve maternal health outcomes. Notes the development of quality measures for the new "Birthing-Friendly" hospital designation and proposed changes to COVID-19 reporting requirements for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other hospitals.
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models