CMS Releases Final Rule on ESRD Prospective Payment System for 2017 (CMS-1651-F)

On October 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule to update payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for renal dialysis services furnished to beneficiaries on or after January 1, 2017. This rule also finalizes new quality measures for dialysis facilities treating patients with ESRD.

The final rule was published in the November 4, 2016, Federal Register.

Comparison Chart (Proposed and Final Rules)

ANNA has developed a comprehensive chart that outlines key components of the Proposed Rule, recommendations submitted by ANNA and Kidney Care Partners to CMS, and how the Final Rule aligns with those recommendations.

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