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CMS Publishes FY 2022 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule



By Paul Holden, Moss Adams
By Michael Newell, Moss Adams
By Glenn Bunting, Moss Adams



On May 10, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the proposed rule in the Federal Register for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). The rule affects discharge dates on or after October 1, 2021.
Each year, CMS publishes updates to the regulations for inflation factors, wage index adjustments, and other patient-care-related payment adjustments. This year, CMS proposes to structure the polices to: This article is an overview of the FY 2022 IPPS, including proposed changes and other relevant updates. Read article
Psychologist with Patient

Leadership in Uncertain and Changing Times


By Danna Beal, M.Ed.
International Speaker Author and Coach

We are hopefully turning the corner in the Covid-19 environment but the impact on healthcare has been immeasurable. There have been no one-size-fits-all solutions nor easy answers during these unpredictable times. Employees have been under extreme pressure to meet all the requirements at work, while also dealing with their personal lives, school closures, children at home, political dissension in families and friendships, social media, and ongoing uncertainty. Read article
Psychologist with Patient

A Little Faith Can Be Contagious


By Craig B. Garner
Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation

Ayn Rand’s best-selling novel, The Fountainhead, begins with a vivid description of her main character’s relationship with life and the society in which he exists. The novel’s protagonist promoted Rand’s belief that individualism is superior to collectivism, a notion embraced by modern day libertarians. Conservative on the political spectrum, the so-called “right-wing” agenda exists in contrast to much of the policy promoted by the nation’s supposed “left-wing” President and Congressional leadership. These fictional labels behind which the nation often rallies, however, can be just as misleading as Rand’s proclaimed atheism and pro-choice beliefs. While the growing social divide within the United States on the other hand is hard to miss, the passion of Howard Roark, with or without clothes, still inspires an ideology that life is a gift with unlimited possibilities. Read article

Most Downloaded Articles


The following articles were downloaded most often from November 2020 through February 2021.
  1. An Overview of the Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance 2nd Edition By Al Rundio, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
  2. Retail newcomers are great for healthcare, but bad for health systems By Pamela J. Gallagher, Principal, Gallaghers Resulting
  3. The Dawn of the Dark Ages By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation
  4. The Lessons I Learned from Bob Beale By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  5. Love in the Time of Covid-19 By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation
  6. Being a Leader of Strength and Humility By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  7. Management and Rehabilitation of Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 By Dr. Seleem R. Choudhury, International Clinician and Operational Executive
  8. The SALT Physical for the Telemedicine Industry An Article Providing State & Local Tax Considerations for Telehealth Entities By Cory Van Arnum, JD, LLM, Sarah Buhl, CPA and Shane Griffiths, JD, LLM, CPA, Moss Adams
  9. Rebuild Perioperative Processes for Better Efficiency By James Hanson, MD (retired), Kim Pittenger, MD Moss Adams
  10. Group Health Plan Coverage of Covid-19 Immunizations By Editorial Staff, Parker Smith & Feek