Month: November 2016

Final 2017 Payment Rule: Higher Update And New Ophthalmic Quality Measure

November 2, 2016

On November 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final CY 2017 payment rate regulation for hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) and ambulatory surgery centers.  There are several issues that merit the attention of the ophthalmic ASC community. ASC Payment Rates In some good news, the final rule includes a 2017 update…

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