August 10, 2016
In early July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) reimbursement rule changes that will impact reimbursement payment amounts and requirements for certain hospital outpatient providers – view Polsinelli’s prior alert on that portion of the rule here. The proposed OPPS rules also seek to add additional quality assessment criteria and make quality assessment data available to the public—a change that will impact how hospital outpatient providers meet quality assessment measures as well as how the media and public might portray and perceive outpatient facilities.  

To view the full alert, click here.