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2018 Workshops - We're Headed To You!

Join us in Alaska, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Mineesota, Oregon, and South Dakota for a live, free, day-long educational event. See our event calendar for all the details and registration information.

2018 Indian Health Services (IHS) Hospital Payment Rates

Change Request (CR) 10511: "Indian Health Services (IHS) Hospital Payment Rates for Calendar Year 2018" published on March 2, 2018, revised the IHS acute care hospital outpatient payment rate (All-Inclusive Rate (AIR)) and the inpatient ancillary Part B rate. This annual update is effective for dates-of-service on or after January 1, 2018. Mass adjustments on previously paid 2018 claims have started on April 9, 2018.

The new rates are:
Lower 48 States

  • Medicare Inpatient Ancillary Part B - $740
  • Medicare Outpatient per Visit Rate - $383
Alaska
  • Medicare Inpatient Ancillary Part B - $1,061
  • Medicare Outpatient per Visit Rate - $595

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