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Deadline Approaching To Amend FY 2014 Medicare Cost Report

The deadline for hospitals to amend their Medicare cost report Worksheet S-10 for fiscal year (FY) 2014 is Sept. 30.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in the inpatient prospective payment system final rule for 2017 that it plans to postpone the use of data from the Worksheet S-10 to calculate uncompensated care for Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments. However, CMS intends to transition to the Worksheet S-10 no later than FY 2021.

In the meantime, CMS will focus on ensuring the accuracy of Worksheet S-10 and clarifying instructions for completing the form. CMS also plans to establish an auditing process to validate information being reported by hospitals on the form.

For more information on submitting a revised Worksheet S-10 form to the Medicare Administrative Contractor, see the CMS transmittal issued in July.

Contact Director of Policy Erin O’Malley at or 202.585.0127 with questions.


About the Author

Matt Buechner is the policy and advocacy associate for America's Essential Hospitals.

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