Keyword: Outpatient Prospective Payment System
In a huge win for hospitals, a federal judge has tossed the Trump administration's rule instituting site-neutral payments.
Dozens of hospitals are suing the Trump administration over its decision to institute site-neutral payments.
The administration has overstepped its boundaries, and patients will suffer under the rule, said AHA's president. Physician organizations disagree.
Industry groups are weighing in on CMS' plans for site-neutral payments and changes to the 340B program.
The agency says site-neutral payments would save patients $150 million in copayments each year.
Doctors are winning in Washington with HHS Secretary Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, in charge at Health and Human Services.
Medicare has issued new rules intended to eliminate payment disparities between services offered at physician offices and hospital-owned outpatient centers.
The controversy goes on over a government proposal to no longer pay for services at hospital outpatient departments at a higher rate than physicians’ offices.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is putting its money where its mouth is, placing primary care at the forefront when it comes to the proposed changes in the Medicare physician fee schedule released this week.
Doctors like it, hospitals don’t. That’s how you can summarize reaction to one aspect of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed changes to the 2017 Outpatient Prospective Payment System based on statements from the leading organizations that represent physicians and hospitals.