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Announcement of Payment Rate Increases for Rural Health Clinic (RHCs) for Calendar Year (CY) 2017

Change Request (CR) 9829 provides MACs instructions for CY 2017 payment rate increases for RHCs. Section 1833(f) of the Social Security Act (the Act) authorizes that the payment limits for a subsequent year shall be increased in accordance with the rate of increase in the Medicare Economic Index (MEI).

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: November 15, 2016

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