The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a Town Hall Meeting on December 4, 2018 to discuss fiscal year (FY) 2020 applications for add-on payments for new medical services and technologies under the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS).  Interested parties will have an opportunity to present recommendations and data regarding whether pending applications meet the substantial clinical improvement criterion.

The deadline to submit agenda items and register to present at the Town Hall Meeting is November 19, 2018; individuals not presenting may register to attend until November 26, 2018.  Written comments after the Town Hall Meeting will be accepted until December 14, 2018.  Information about registration is available here.