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VA Technical Reference Model v 23.8

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Personal Computer (PC) Pricer
Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Personal Computer (PC) Pricer Technology

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Description: Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Personal Computer (PC) Pricer is a technology that makes all reimbursement calculations including payment adjustments and outlier adjustments. This technology is based on per diem services rendered in psychiatric hospitals, units in an acute care hospital, or a critical access hospital. It also calculates the payment for an individual patient based on wage index, teaching adjustments, Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) classification, age, length of stay and the presence of specified comorbidities.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: Section 508 does not apply. This product is considered Medical Technology as defined by the VA in the Medical Device Isolation Architecture (MDIA). For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.5
Decision Date: 05/12/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: CMS
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/12/2020).