CMS Finalizes Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Center Policy and Payment Changes

Posted by Kathy Dean on 11/03/2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Calendar Year (CY) 2016 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System policy changes, quality provisions, and payment rates final rule with comment period (OPPS/ASC final rule) [CMS-1633-FC] on October 30, 2015. 

For the CMS Fact Sheet see the following website link

https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Fact-sheets/2015-Fact-sheets-items/2015-10-30-3.html