Ambulatory and Outpatient Care

Aug 20, 2020
This advisory provides details of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2021 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Aug 4, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released the calendar year (CY) 2021 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) proposed rule.
Nov 4, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Nov. 1 released the calendar year 2020 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center payment system final rule.
Sep 6, 2019
Held August 29, 2019 Regulatory Advisory Listen to the audio. Presentation Slides PDF  
Aug 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will review and answer questions about the outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule for calendar year 2020 during an Aug. 14 call.
Aug 8, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued its calendar year 2020 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Jul 30, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 released the calendar year 2020 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Jul 25, 2019
Rep. Derek Kilmer, D- Wash., today urged support for his legislation – the Protecting Local Access to Care for Everyone Act (H.R. 2552) – which would prevent payment reductions for hospital outpatient clinic visit services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments that are grandfathered…
Apr 4, 2019
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department clinic are more likely to be poor, previously hospitalized and have severe chronic conditions than those treated in an ambulatory surgical center, according to a study by KNG Health Consulting released today by the AHA.