On April 18, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule, which contains potential modifications to Medicare inpatient hospital guidelines and fee-for-service (FFS) rates for the upcoming fiscal year. This white paper summarizes important CMS proposed changes to the IPPS methodology for FY 2023, along with Wakely’s analysis of potential rate changes using national Medicare FFS data and the Wakely Medicare Repricing Analysis Tool (WMRAT).

CMS Releases FY 2023 Hospital IPPS Proposed Rule