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CMS Issues Revised Cost Report Instructions For Worksheet S-10
HIDI Schedules ADT Regional Meetings
Employment Issues That Affect the Hospital’s Bottom Line
10 - 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19
state and federal health policy developments
Staff Contact: Andrew Wheeler
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released new Medicare cost reporting instructions for worksheet S-10. These instructions apply to cost reporting periods beginning on or after Oct. 1, 2013. CMS recently extended the date hospitals can submit corrections for fiscal years 2014 and 2015. Major revisions include the following.
HIDI Tech Connect
Staff Contact: Theresa Roark
The Hospital Industry Data Institute is hosting a series of in-person, regional meetings to provide information to key hospital staff regarding HIDI’s planned Admit Discharge Transfer data capture and alerting system. Hospital and health system leaders, including CEOs, CIOs and other staff engaged with HIDI or data submission and analysis, are encouraged to attend. The regional meetings sites and times include the following.
Three scientists earned a Nobel Prize in medicine this week for reseach that helped increase the understanding of how circadian disruptions — changes in the sleep cycle — can lead to chronic illness.