The Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) is used by CMS to reimburse hospitals for inpatient services. The Social Security Act (the Act) sets forth a system of payment for the operating costs of acute care hospital inpatient stays under Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) based on prospectively set rates.

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CMS provides updates yearly to the IPPS.

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