CMS has released the inpatient psychiatric facility proposed rule. Approximately $75million is projected to be paid to inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPF), according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed 2020 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) released on April 19. IPF-PPS applies to inpatient services for psychiatric hospitals…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Nationally renowned psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic, MD, recently discussed lessons learned from his reporting on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and the Feb. 14 mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Dr. Moffic was interviewed during the Feb. 20 edition…