This rule proposes to update and make revisions to the End- Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2013. This rule also proposes to set forth requirements for the ESRD quality incentive program (QIP), including for payment year (PY) 2015 and beyond. This proposed rule will implement changes to bad debt reimbursement for all Medicare providers, suppliers, and other entities eligible to receive bad debt. (See the Table of Contents for a listing of the specific issues addressed in this proposed rule.)
Agency Contact: Michelle Cruse or Terri Deutsch, (410) 786-4533, for issues related to ESRD. Heidi Oumarou, (410) 786-7942, for issues related to the ESRD market basket. Teresa Casey, (410) 786-7215, for issues related to the QIP. Kellie Shannon, (410) 786-0416 for information regarding Medicare bad debt.
This is a proposed regulation.