FY 2008 IPPS proposed rule changes on display, open for public comment
May 1, 2007
The public comment period on federal Regulation CMS-1533-P, Medicare Program: Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2008, runs through June 12, 2007. Included in the regulation are proposed changes to the Reporting Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update (RHQDAPU) initiative.
The proposed rule was posted on April 13 and can be downloaded from the IPPS Regulations and Notices section of the CMS website. Details regarding the RHQDAPU program begin on page 461 of the downloadable file CMS-1533-P [PDF, 4MB] - Display Copy.
Comments on specific issues in the regulation may be submitted electronically at www.cms.hhs.gov/eRulemaking. On the Dockets Open for Comment page, select CMS-1533-P from the Docket ID column.