Wage Index Resources

The attached file contains the FY 2019 Hospital Wage Index Timetable for year beginning October 1, 2017. Click on the link below to download the timeline.

FY 2019 Wage Index Timetable (PDF)

CMS allows a three-year average to calculate defined Benefit Pension amounts with a potential to amortize prior disallowed amounts over ten years.
Click on the link to get a worksheet to calculate your allowed amount.

Pension 3 Year Average Worksheet (Excel Spreadsheet link)

In addition, we've provided a convenient link to the current Wage Index files housed on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Web site. Click below to access this data.

CMS Wage Index Files

Here is our companion web site that has the history of each CBSA's Wage Index for the past three years. We will be updating the estimates with each new Public Use File CMS releases in October, February, May and August:

Here is the Occupational Mix Survey Form and Instructions for the OMS for 2017

www.wageindex.com

We'll continue to update and post useful resources for Wage Index Data. Please e-mail or call us at 800-862-5368 (in Arizona 602-995-9420) for more information.