Get Amazon Gift Cards with TCI SuperCoder Purchases. Offer ends 26th Nov. HURRY UP!
Grab Now
Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

Outpatient Reimbursement: Proposed OPPS Rule Removes TKA from IPO List


- Published on Wed, Aug 16, 2017

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 [...]




Get 14-Day Fully-Functional Free Trial of Physician Coder

Get access to all your specialty alerts and archived articles along with some comprehensive tools including:
  • Code Search for CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10
  • CCI Edits Checker
  • Part B Fees, MUEs
  • CPT-ICD-9 CrossRef
  • CPT® ↔ ICD-9 ↔ ICD-10 CM Crosswalk
  • LCD/NCD Lookup
  • CMS 1500 Claims Scrubber
  • NDC ↔ CPT/HCPCS CrossReference
First Name: *
Last Name: *
User Name: *
E-mail: *
Phone: *
Choose Speciality*
Please enter the characters shown in box*