August 21, 2020
Key Highlights: Outpatient Prospective Payment System Rule
CMS released its annual Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule for Calendar Year (CY) 2021. The rule includes several policies that are significant to hospitals, including the elimination of the Inpatient Only (IPO) List, continued payment reductions for 340B drugs and an overhaul of the Hospital Quality Star Ratings program. An outline of the rule can be found here. [Included are] key highlights.
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