Medicare Area Wage Index (AWI)

Apr 5, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 31 issued the proposed rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
Sep 8, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the preliminary calendar 2019 unaudited occupational mix survey data, which will be used in area wage index calculations beginning in fiscal year 2022.
Aug 6, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released wage data to help hospitals assess whether to seek reclassification of their Medicare area wage index for fiscal year 2022.
Jun 24, 2019
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Apr 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 23 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital PPS proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Aug 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued a final rule updating Medicare’s hospice payment rates, wage index and quality reporting requirements for fiscal year 2019.
Apr 30, 2018
The Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) is designed to pay hospitals for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries based on a national average payment amount, adjusted for two factors that affect hospitals' costs: the patient's condition and related treatment strategy and…
Aug 12, 2013
After consideration of the remarks made at the open forum, written comments received, and deliberations among committee members that also noted the opinions of the outside experts, the AARC made a set of recommendations, which the AHA Board adopted.