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0945-AA00 Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule To Support, and Remove Barriers to, Coordinated Care and Individual Engagement.   5/6/2021 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1739-P This proposed rule would establish a policy concerning the treatment of patient days associated with persons enrolled in a Medicare Part C (also known as “Medicare Advantage”) plan for purposes of calculating a hospital's disproportionate patient percentage for cost reporting periods starting before fiscal year (FY) 2014 in response to the ruling in Azar v. Allina Health Services, 139 S. Ct. 1804 (June 3, 2019). CMS 10/5/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-3401 Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency CMS 9/2/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1735-P Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2021 Rates; Quality Reporting and Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals CMS 7/10/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1729-P This proposed rule would update the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 CMS 6/15/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1737-P Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Updates to the Value-Based Purchasing Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2021 CMS 6/9/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-2393-P Medicaid Program: Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation CMS 02/01/2020 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1720-P Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations Proposed Rule CMS 12/31/2019 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1715-P CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule CMS 09/27/2019 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1717-P CY 2020 Hospital Outpatient PPS and ASC Proposed Rule CMS 09/27/2019 NJHA Comments  
QSO-19-13-Hospital Draft Guidance for Hospital Co-Location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities CMS 07/02/2019 NJHA Comments  
CMS–1716–P FY 2020 IPPS Rule CMS 6/24/2019 NJHA Full Comments  
CMS–1716–P FY 2020 IPPS Rule CMS 6/24/2019 NJHA Focused Comments on AWI  
DRAFT-QSO-19-12 Draft - Clarification of Ligature Risk Interpretive Guidelines CMS 06/17/2019 NJHA Comments  
RIN 0938-AT79 Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Interoperability and Patient Access for Medicare Advantage Organization and Medicaid Managed Care Plans, State Medicaid Agencies, CHIP Agencies and CHIP Managed Care Entities, Issuers of Qualified Health Plans in the Federally Facilitated Exchanges and Health Care Providers CMS 6/3/2019 NJHA Comments  
RIN 0955-AA01 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program ONC 6/3/2019 NJHA Comments  
  Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating on Hospital Compare Public Input Request CMS 3/29/2019 NJHA Comments  
RIN 2900-AQ46 Proposed Rule Veterans Community Care Program VA 3/25/2019 NJHA Comments  
USCIS-2010-0012-0001 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds, DHS Docket No. USCIS-2010-0012 USCIS 12/10/2018 NJHA Comments  
OIG-0803-N Request for Information Regarding the Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducement CMP OIG 10/24/2018 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1693-P CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule CMS 9/10/2018 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1720-NC Request for Information on Physician Self-Referral Law CMS 08/21/2018 NJHA Comments  
RIN 0991-ZA49 HHS Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs HHS 7/16/2018 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1694-P FY 2019 Inpatient PPS Proposed Rule CMS 6/25/2018 NJHA Comments  
CMS-9930-P Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 CMS 11/27/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-5524-P Cancellation of Advancing Care Coordinator through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Modes; Chgs. to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model (Vol. 82, No. 158), Aug. 2017 CMS 9/16/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1676-P Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policiies Under Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2018; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program; Proposed Rule (Vol. 82, No. 139), July 21, 2017 CMS 9/11/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1678-P Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Proposed Rule (Vol. 82, No. 138), July 20, 2017 CMS 9/11/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1686-ANPRM Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Revisions to Case-Mix Methodology, (82 Fed. Reg. 20980) May 4, 2017 CMS 08/25/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-2394-P Medicaid Program; State Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotment Reductions, (Vol. 82, No. 144) July 28, 2017 CMS 08/21/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-5522-P Medicare Program: CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program (Vol.82, No. 125) June 30, 2017 CMS 08/21/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1679-P Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2018, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, Survey Team Composition and Proposal to Correct the Performance Period for the NHSN HCP Influenza Vaccination Immunization Reporting Measure in the ESRD QIP for PY 2020 CMS 06/26/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1671-P Medicare Program: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for FFY 2018, Proposed Rule, 82 Fed. Reg. 20690 (May 3, 2017) CMS 06/26/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1675-P Medicare Program: FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements, 82 Fed. Reg. 20750 (May 3, 2017) CMS 06/26/2017 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1677-P FY 2018 Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System for Acute Care Hospitals and Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes, April 28, 2017 CMS 06/13/2017 NJHA Comments Imputed Floor Wage Index Policy

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CMS-1656-P CMS-1656-P – Medicare Program; Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Payment to Certain Off-Campus Outpatient Depts of a Provider; Proposed Rule (Vol. 81, No. 135), July 14, 2016 CMS 09/06/2016 NJHA Comments  
CMS-10611-MOON, OMB 0938-New Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice CMS 10611 MOON, OMB 0938-New OMB 09/01/2016 NJHA Comments  
CMS-5517-P CMS-5517-P – Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Model Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician Focused Payment Models (Vol. 81, No. 89), May 9, 2016 CMS 06/24/2016 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1655-P CMS-1655-P – Hospital Inpatient PPS Proposed Rule FY 2017 CMS 06/17/2016 NJHA Comments  
CMS-3317-P CMS-3317-P - Medicare/Medicaid Programs; Request for Information to Aid in the Design & Development of a Survey Regarding Patient and Family Member Experiences With Care Received in LTC Hospitals & Inpatient Rehab Facilities CMS 01/04/2016 NJHA Comments LTC Hospitals

NJHA Comments Inpatient Rehab Facilities
 
CMS-3317-P CMS-3317-P - Medicare/Medicaid Programs; Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Home Health Agencies CMS 01/04/2016 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1633-P CY 2016 Hospital Outpatient PPS Proposed Rule CMS 08/31/15 NJHA Comments  
CMS-1632-P FY 2016 Inpatient PPS Proposed Rule CMS 06/16/15 NJHA Comments View
CMS-5516-P CMS-5516-P Medicare Program; Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model Proposed Rule CMS   NJHA Comments View
CMS-3311-P CMS-Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015-2017 Proposed Rule CMS   NJHA Comments NJHA Comments