MHA Today | August 31, 2016

August 31, 2016
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MHA Distributes Analysis For FFY 2017 Final IRF PPS
HIDI Releases 2015 Annual Survey 7-Year Trends Report

state and federal health policy developments

MHA Distributes Analysis For FFY 2017 Final IRF PPS

Staff Contact: Andrew Wheeler

MHA has made available an analysis that illustrates the financial effect of the federal fiscal year 2017 final Medicare inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system rule. This analysis, which will be available online for authorized users of HIDI Analytic Advantage®, includes a summary for the nation, state, health systems and individual hospitals. For Missouri, the overall effect of the final updates for FFY 2017 is an estimated payment increase of 1 percent. Although footnoted, this increase does not take into account the 2 percent Medicare sequestration.

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HIDI Tech Connect

HIDI Releases 2015 Annual Survey 7-Year Trends Report

Staff Contact: Shane VanOverschelde

The Hospital Industry Data Institute has posted for download the 2015 Annual Survey 7-Year Trends Report for subscribers of the Premier Reporting Package. The report displays tables and graphs depicting seven-year trends of a comprehensive set of financial variables as reported on the Annual Licensing Survey. Reports are categorized by various peer groups, such as bed size, geographic region, ownership type, hospital type and congressional district. The report can be found on HIDI Analytic Advantage® in the following location, with the following file name.

  • File Location: Finance and Policy/Premier Reports
  • File Name: MO0000_7-Year_Trends_2015 (08 2016).zip

Hospitals interested in subscribing to the HIDI Premier Reporting Package should review the package information. Current subscribers with questions about downloading files should contact HIDI.

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Consider This ...

As much as 80 percent of health disparities are driven by social determinants of health.

Source: NEJM Catalyst