PPS/QIP/DME Proposed Rule in Federal Register

Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Proposed Rule, July 11, 2014:

https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/07/11/2014-15840/medicare-program-end-stage-renal-disease-prospective-payment-system-quality-incentive-program-and

This rule proposes to update and make revisions to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2015.  This rule also proposes to set forth requirements for the ESRD quality incentive program (QIP), including payment years (PYs) 2017 and 2018.  This rule also proposes to make a technical correction to remove outdated terms and definitions.  In addition, this rule proposes to set forth the methodology for adjusting Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) fee schedule payment amounts using information from the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program (CBP), and several other subjects.

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