HFMA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the CY17 OPPS proposed rule, published in the July 14, 2016, Federal Register.
The comments addressed the concerns of HFMA’s members related to:
- Implementation of Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act (BiPA) of 2015 Relating to Payment for Certain Items and Services Furnished by Certain Off-Campus Departments of a Provider
- Removing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) from the Inpatient Only List
- New Quality Measures for the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs)