Article Published: 10/25/2023
On July 13, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule on Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems (and Related Medicare Payment Programs).
This proposed rule would revise the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system for calendar year 2024 based on CMS’s experience with these systems. In the proposed rule, CMS described the changes to the amounts and factors used to determine the payment rates for Medicare services paid under HOPPS and those paid under the ASC payment system.
NBCC provided comments to CMS that focused on the following mental health areas contained in the rule:
For more information on the Hospital Outpatient Payment System rules, please contact the NBCC Government Affairs Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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