September 4, 2014

FHA Comments on OPPS Proposed Rule

FHA has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed changes to the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) for calendar year 2015. FHA comments focused on CMS proposals to track services in off-campus provider-based departments and physician certification. The final rule for CY2015 should be released around Nov. 1, with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2015. Contact Kathy Reep, vice president of financial services, at (407) 841-6230 for more information.