On July 29, 2019 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the public display of the proposed rule for the CY 2020 ESRD Prospective Payment System (PPS), available online at the Federal Register. The CY 2020 ESRD PPS proposed rule includes proposed requirements for the ESRD Quality Incentive Program (ESRD QIP) beginning with Payment Years (PYs) 2022 and 2023. 

CMS welcomes public comment on these proposals. The public comment period will be from July 29, 2019 to September 27, 2019.  The Administrative Procedure Act prohibits CMS from answering any specific questions beyond details of the proposed policies or addressing your opinions about the proposed rule. CMS welcomes your comments through the formal comment submission process. Further information about the ESRD QIP is available at CMS.gov