Dobson | DaVanzo’s Medicare DSH Payment Impact Analyses Published in the FY 2017 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule

Published Tuesday, August 2, 2016

While providing technical assistance to CMS, Dobson | DaVanzo conducted analyses on the impact of Medicare DSH payments on eligible IPPS hospitals in FY 2017 based on methodology put forth in the FY 2017 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule. Dobson | DaVanzo analyzed the Medicare Cost Reports to determine the change in estimated DSH payments for eligible hospitals by select hospital characteristics from FY 2016 to FY 2017.  Dobson | DaVanzo also analyzed and prepared responses to public comments related to Medicare DSH payments under Section 3133 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.