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CMS finalizes numerous provider-friendly OPPS changes for CY 2012

Briefings on APCs, January 1, 2012

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Fortunately for providers, CMS decided not to cap outpatient payment rates for cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) procedures at the standardized inpatient rate. The agency announced its decision as part of the CY 2012 OPPS final rule released November 1, 2011.

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