The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final outpatient prospective payment system rule on December 2, 2020. While the year-end final rules are usually out by November 1, CMS was delayed in issuing many final rules this year due to COVID. With the delay, providers have only until January 1 to make any needed system changes in order to assure compliance. A few provisions of the final rule are outlined in our latest handout, “Top 5 Takeaways From the Medicare Final Outpatient Rule for CY2021”.
Published December 17, 2020