Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Hospitals and Other Providers

Career level:

Early Careerist
Experienced Professional
Student

Recommended for:

Billing

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

18 Months

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: The Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: The Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Description

This course provides a general discussion and overview of reimbursement provided by Medicare under the outpatient prospective payment system. It also discusses the use of ambulatory payment classifications in the outpatient prospective payment system. The course can be used as a basis for understanding compliance issues relating to the OPPS.

Estimated course completion time: 30 minutes
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Recognize the history of the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system
  • Identify how payment is made under the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system
  • Identify what services are not paid under the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system
  • Recognize the statutory history of ambulatory payment classifications
  • Recognize reimbursement is determined using ambulatory payment classifications
  • Define pass-through payments

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