Current Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations allow hospitals to request recalculations of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) ratios where your cost reporting period differs from the federal fiscal year.
These SSI recalculations can provide additional opportunities to help increase your Medicare Disproportionate Share (DSH) reimbursement. Properly analyzing your SSI data, however, can be a complex process.
Processing recalculations could provide opportunities to:
A recalculation, however, could decrease your Medicare DSH reimbursement if the appropriate patient-level SSI data isn’t fully obtained and analyzed properly.
Your organization should plan to annually research whether an SSI recalculation could benefit your facilities, especially if your data hasn’t been historically or consistently reviewed.
Analyze your data with guidance from our professionals, who can help determine if recalculating your SSI ratio is the right decision for your organization.
Request a complimentary analysis below to determine if your organization could benefit from this opportunity.
A Moss Adams professional will contact you with a preliminary estimate of this opportunity. We can then begin the process of determining the precise impacts prior to requesting the recalculation from your Medicare Contractor.