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Occupational Mix Survey Extension

Medicare (Aug. 21, 2020) – This week, Wisconsin Physicians Service, our Medicare Administrative Contractor, distributed a notice indicating that due to continued COVID-related concerns, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is further extending the deadline from Aug. 3, 2020, to Sept. 3, 2020, for submission of the occupational mix surveys. Hospitals paid under the prospective payment system must submit their occupational mix surveys, along with complete supporting documentation, to WPS by the Sept. 3 deadline.

Hospitals may then submit revisions to their occupational mix surveys, if needed, no later than Sept. 10, 2020. Hospitals must use the Excel hospital reporting form available on the CMS website. Submissions should be made via email to
--Tish Hollingsworth