Date Event
April 16th


Expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency


April and May


Release of Inpatient (IPPS), Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) and Hospice proposed rules


July 1st


Return of full 2% Medicare payment sequestration


Early July


Physician, Outpatient (OPPS), Medicare Shared Saving Program (MSSP) Home Health rules




Release of final IPPS and post-acute care rules.


September 30th


Major Medicare programs expire, including:
– Low-Volume Hospital Program
– FDA user fees for prescription drugs and medical products
– Behavioral health and other programs under the 21st Century Cures Act


November 8th


Midterm Congressional election


Early to Mid-November


Release of OPPS and PFS final rules


November 29th


Lame Duck session of Congress


January 1, 2023


Medicare Access CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) bonus expires; Enhanced Health Insurance Exchange subsidies expire


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