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News: OPPS proposal could change definition of ’inpatient’; free white paper explores implications

CDI Strategies, August 30, 2012

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In the recently released 2013 OPPS proposed rule, CMS issued a request for comments that suggests that the agency is ready to hear new ideas when it comes to the guidance surrounding the definition of inpatient. Specifically, CMS is asking for comments on defining inpatient at a specific period of time. This proposal would have an immediate and profound impact on providers, patients, and review contractors.

Please download our complimentary three-page spotlight article that provides insight to this proposal - CMS' proposal to redefine inpatient.



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