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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

Outpatient Reimbursement:
Proposed OPPS Rule Removes TKA from IPO List

HOPDs brace for lower payments for 340B drugs & services provided in off-campus facilities. The 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule is finally out, having appeared nearly a month later than it usually does every summer. News for ambulatory surgery centers is mostly good. News for hospital outpatient departments is mixed. The proposed rule: Removes total knee arthroplasty [...]