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CY 2017 OPPS Final Rule and Hospital Off-Campus Outpatient Department Payment Implications

On Tuesday, November 1, CMS published its Calendar Year 2017 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule with comment period.  The final rule includes provisions implementing the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Section 603.  On the same date CMS also issued an interim final rule with comment period that establishes Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) … Continue reading

CMS 2017 OPPS Proposed Rule includes Medicare payment provisions for hospital off-campus outpatient departments

On July 6, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule.  We will be providing an in-depth analysis of all significant proposals shortly.  In the interim, we note that significant provisions of the rule would implement Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 Section … Continue reading
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