Health Information Management

CMS releases July I/OCE update

Briefings on APCs, August 1, 2008

CMS released its July quarterly update to the I/OCE on May 30, effective July 7 ("July 2008 Integrated OCE Specifications Version 9.2"). Dave Fee, MBA, marketing manager for outpatient products at 3M Health Information Systems in Murray, UT, says this is a "fairly innocuous" update, following a characteristic pattern. However, Fee says, "there are a couple of gotchas that we need to be aware of."

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