FY 2018 IPPS Final Rule IPFQR Program Changes, APU Determination and Reconsideration Review

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Archived

2:00 PM ET


This presentation will discuss changes to the IPFQR Program, as delineated in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule. It will also examine the Annual Payment Update (APU) determination and reconsideration processes, as they pertain to the recent data submission period.


  • Jeffrey A. Buck, PhD
    Senior Advisor for Behavioral Health Program Lead, IPFQR Program Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Evette Robinson, MPH
    Project Lead, IPFQR Program Hospital Inpatient Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting (VIQR) Outreach and Education Support Contractor (SC)

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