Corporate Compliance

Note from the instructor: CMS announces CY 2013 OPPS proposed rule

Medicare Insider, July 10, 2012

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Medicare Insider!

Editor’s note: Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

On Friday, CMS was very busy releasing multiple proposed rules, one of which is the highly anticipated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule for calendar year 2013.

Each year in July, hospitals receive the news on what changes may be imposed that will update payment policies and payment rates for services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries in hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) beginning Jan. 1, 2013. This year’s proposed rule has something for just about everyone.

Continue reading Debbie's note at the Medicare Mentor Blog.



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Medicare Insider!

Most Popular