House letter to CMS urging HOPD flexibility in final OPPS rule

October 6, 2016 - OPPS proposed Rule CY 2017

As you know, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published on July 6 its calendar year 2017 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule for implementing Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, "Treatment of off-campus outpatient departments of a provider." We strongly believe numerous areas need more flexibility to ensure patients have continued access to care, and we urge changes in the final rule to protect our constituents who are Medicare patients.

Download the full letter below.

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