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Pay-per-view: CMS’ attempts at clarification continue to confuse

APCs Insider, May 16, 2014

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In January, I wrote about the perfect storm that led to the release of the 2014 OPPS final rule.
 
We endured a later-than-usual release, errors in the data files and a release of updated files, a government shutdown, and a vastly shortened window between the release of the final rule and implementation on January 1. Judging by the confusion among providers—and corrections and clarifications coming from CMS on what seems like a weekly basis on a wide range of issues—we're still not in the clear.
 
Continue reading CMS' attempts at clarification continue to confuse on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the May issue.



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