Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)

Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)

CMS Releases Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Proposed 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. 

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CMS Final 2020 Payment Rules for Medicare MPFS and OPPS

Late Friday, November 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the final 2020 payment rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). These rules contain proposed policy and payment changes under the Medicare program.   

2020 OPPS Rule: Audiology Impacts

2020 Final APCs for Audiology Codes: APC assignments, status indicators, and reimbursement amounts for audiology codes. 

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today January/February 2018