CMS Releases Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Rule

CMS Releases Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment (OPP) rule proposing a conversion factor of $83.697 for hospitals meeting facility quality reporting requirements. 

Many provisions in the proposed rule takes steps that would allow hospitals to operate with better flexibility and patients to have what they need to make informed decisions on where they receive care. An overview of the Hospital Outpatient Department (HOPD) audiology payments is available.

The proposed rule can be downloaded from the Federal Register.

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