CMS Releases Final Rule on ESRD Prospective Payment System for 2020 (CMS-1713-F)

On October 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for renal dialysis services furnished to beneficiaries on or after January 1, 2020. This rule also updates the acute kidney injury (AKI) dialysis payment rate for renal dialysis services furnished by ESRD facilities to individuals with AKI and finalizes changes to the ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP).

The final rule was published in the November 8, 2019, Federal Register.

Final Rule (CMS-1713-F)

CMS Fact Sheet on Final Rule

Background on Proposed Rule (including responses from ANNA and other members of the renal community to the Proposed Rule)