Ambulatory and Outpatient Care

Jul 30, 2021
At a Glance The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 19 released its calendar year (CY) 2022 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) proposed rule.
Jul 20, 2021
Download the AHA Special Bulletin: CMS Issues Hospital Outpatient/ASC Proposed Rule, Including Modifications to Price Transparency Rule
Jun 15, 2021
Health care executives may want to devote even more strategic planning time to moving services outside hospital walls. That’s because seismic shifts are expected in the outpatient landscape over the next decade, notes a recent forecast from the market analytics firm Sg2, a Vizient company.
Apr 14, 2021
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) are more likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office (IPO), according to a study released today by the AHA. The study also specifically…
Apr 14, 2021
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) are more likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office (IPO), according to a study released today by the AHA. The study also specifically…
Dec 29, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system final rule with comment period for calendar year 2021.
Oct 5, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system proposed rule for calendar year 2020.
Aug 20, 2020
This advisory provides details of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2021 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Aug 4, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released the calendar year (CY) 2021 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) proposed rule.