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Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Jul 6, 2022 - Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) establishing Conditions of Participation that Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs) must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Summarizes and responds to comments made in response to the August 4, 2021, request for information on REHs. Includes proposed changes to the Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) Conditions of Participation for the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Comments are due by August 29, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
May 10, 2022 - Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding changes to the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals for fiscal year 2023. Contains details of changes impacting Critical Access Hospital (CAH); Medicare graduate medical education for teaching hospitals; inpatient hospital services provided by long-term care hospitals; and quality reporting programs, among other things. This proposed rule also provides updates on the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program and the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP). Comments are due by June 17, 2022.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 6/30/2022