2009 Proposed Payment Rules Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published proposed rules for OPPS and ASC PPS in 2009. 2009 OPPS CMS projects that proposed CY 2009 payment rates under the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) will result in a 3.2 percent increase in Medicare payment for providers paid under the OPPS. The rule includes proposals to strengthen ties between payment and quality, changes to ambulatory payment classifications...

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