7/31/2015 -- CMS final rule: "Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System-Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2015 (FY16)" (including IPF Quality Reporting measures)
7/27/2015 -- CMS Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services letter to state Medicaid directors: "Re: New Service Delivery Opportunities for Individuals with a Substance Use Disorder" (SMD #15-003)
7/22/2015 -- NAPHS comment letter to CMS on IMD exclusion provision in proposed rule on "Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, etc."
7/20/2015 -- NAPHS Action Alert: "IPFQR Tips to Avoid Errors During Submission of Web-based Measure Data for FY2016"
►As of May 2015:
The Facility Guidelines Institute is new publisher for the Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities.