DateJuly 13, 2017
 
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CMS Releases CY 2018 PFS, OPPS and ASC Proposed Rules

CMS is also seeking comments on reducing administrative burdens and increasing program efficiency

On July 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the CY 2018 Proposed Rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Payment System.

 

The rules include proposed payment rates and policy changes for CY 2018 for these three payment systems and CMS is also seeking comments on reducing administrative burdens and increasing program efficiency. 

 

Comments for the PFS, OPPS and ASC Proposed Rules are due on September 11, 2017. 

 

CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule (CMS-1676-P)

Proposed Rule is available here.

Factsheet is available here.

 

OPPS and ASC Payment System Proposed Rule (CMS-1678-P)

Proposed Rule is available here.

Factsheet is available here.