Medicare Update: 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment System

Presented on:
June 4, 2020 12:00 PM CT
1 hour

Join us for an overview of the fiscal year 2021 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), including the latest updates and reimbursement issues for hospitals, key changes that are on the horizon, and how you can help your organization prepare.

This on-demand webcast will also feature an analysis of reimbursement shifts and data trends identified in IPPS proposed rule data, compliance considerations for the coming year, best practices and next steps for your cost report submissions, and an evaluation of the IPPS proposed rule as it relates to:

  • The Medicare wage index
  • Indirect medical education (IME) and graduate medical education (GME)
  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs)
  • Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospitals (DSH)
  • The distribution of the uncompensated care pool payment


Jonathan Mason, Director, Moss Adams

Jonathan has worked in healthcare finance since 2004 with a concentration in government reimbursement. He currently focuses on Medicare DSH and Worksheet S-10 engagements for hospital clients ranging from small rural facilities to large corporate hospital systems.

Glenn Bunting, Director, Moss Adams

Glenn has over 20 years of experience in the health care finance industry. He serves health care organizations with an emphasis on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and related billing and coding issues. He assists in overseeing the Health Care Consulting Group's Third-Party Reimbursement Practice, including charge capture services, cost reporting, appeal services, and medical education programs. Glenn focuses on core reimbursement services, optimization and compliance, Medicare wage index and occupational mix reporting, reimbursement department outsourcing, and Medicare and Medicaid cost report appeals.

Susan Ruchin, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Susan has been in the health care industry since 1991. She spent 10 years working for a Medicare administrative contractor in the supervision and audit of large health care chain organizations. She also has six years of experience in hospital settings, where she was responsible for all phases of reimbursement, including Medicare cost report preparation and appeals with the Provider Reimbursement Review Board. Susan assists clients with wage index and occupational mix reporting, and geographic reclassifications for hospitals. She also prepares and reviews Medicare cost reports and provides audit support to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and federally qualified health clinics during Medicare and Medicaid audits.

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