Medicare Releases Proposed 2025 Inpatient Prospective Payment Rule: Important Changes Affecting Spine Surgery

April 17, 2024 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its 2025 proposed rule for the inpatient hospital setting. A number of changes are proposed with regard to spinal surgery, including the following:

The ISASS Policy & Advocacy team are reviewing the proposed rule to identify any additional topics of interest to our members and will submit formal comments to CMS by June 10, 2024. Please reach out to Kim Norton, Policy & Advocacy Consultant, with any suggestions, questions, or concerns:

For more information, see the CMS Fact Sheet here.

And the rule itself here.

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