The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss highlights of the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system final rule, as well as hospitals posting charges to the internet, as part of an open door forum scheduled for Nov. 13 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST. The proposed agenda for the forum includes:
- Announcements and Updates: CY 2019 Hospital Outpatient Prospective System/Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule – Highlights.
- Requirement for Hospitals to Make Public a List of Their Standard Charges via the Internet.
- IRF National Provider Call Announcement.
- Activation of Systematic Validation Edits for OPPS Providers With Multiple Service Locations.
To participate in the open door forum, call 800-837-1935 and use conference ID: 35530114. It is not necessary to RSVP or pre-register to participate in the call.
An audio recording of the call will be available for two days beginning two hours after the forum has ended. To access the recording, call 855-859-2056 and use conference ID 35530114.
Learn more about CMS open door forums.