Ambulatory and Outpatient Care

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.
Apr 4, 2019
A new study from the American Hospital Association (AHA) reveals that Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) clinic are more likely to be poorer, have severe chronic conditions, and have been previously hospitalized, than Medicare patients treated in an…
Apr 3, 2019
This study examines how Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries receiving surgical care in HOPDs compare to those receiving care in ASCs.   Download the report for details.