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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
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
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.
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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As much as 80 percent of health disparities are driven by social determinants of health.
Source: NEJM Catalyst