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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AU11 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals; the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System; and FY 2021 Rates (CMS-1735)(Section 610 Review) 

This annual final rule revises the Medicare hospital inpatient and long-term care hospital prospective payment systems for operating and capital-related costs. This rule implements changes arising from our continuing experience with these systems. In addition, the rule establishes new requirements or revises existing requirements for quality reporting by specific Medicare providers.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
RFA Section 610 Review: Section 610 Review 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 405    42 CFR 412    42 CFR 413    42 CFR 417    ...     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1302    42 U.S.C. 1395hh   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory    04/01/2020 
Final  Statutory    08/01/2020 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/29/2020  85 FR 32460   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/10/2020 
Final Action  09/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Donald Thompson
Director, Division of Acute Care
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
C4-10-26, Center for Medicare, MS: C4-08-06, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-6504