CMS Releases CY 2017 Medicare OPPS and ASC Payment System Final Rules - McDermott+Consulting

CMS Releases CY 2017 Medicare OPPS and ASC Payment System Final Rules

On November 1, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the CY 2017 Final Rule which included payment rates and policy changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System. These policy changes and payment rates are effective as of January 1, 2017.

The OPPS/ASC Final Rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register on November 14.

Click here to access the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System/ASC Payment System Final Rule (CMS-1656-FC) and click here to access the supporting OPPS data tables. Click here to access the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System supporting data tables. CMS has also released fact sheets for both the OPPS and ASC Final Rules.