ExpiresFebruary 24, 2020
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Medicare Learning Network® (MLN) is the brand name for official Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) provider training and resources. Materials are designed for health care professionals, offered for free, and related to CMS programs, policies, and initiatives.
Learn about coverage and payment under the IPPS; inpatient hospital coverage, billing, and payment; for beneficiaries enrolled in Original Medicare. The goal of this activity is to provide information and resources regarding IPPS basics, coverage, billing, and payment.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Learners should be able to correctly identify hospitals that are paid under IPPS
Learners should be able to correctly recognize basic IPPS hospital billing procedures
Learners should be able to correctly identify the basis of Medicare payment for acute inpatient hospital services
Learners should be able to correctly select the costs that are paid separately from IPPS
Acute care, Billing, Payment, ICD-10
Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Physician Well-being activity
Efficiencies in Medical Practice
Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban