CMS Finalizes FY2018 Hospital Rule, Will Not Require Public Display of AO Survey Reports

In mid-April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed regulation:  Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2018 Rates; CMS-1677-P, which contained a number of provisions relevant to various types of Medicare providers.  Earlier this summer, the National…