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CHA to Host Webinar on Updates to 2022 Outpatient PPS, Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rules

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CHA is hosting a complimentary, members-only webinar on Aug. 26 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (PT) to discuss updates to the calendar year 2022 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rules.

Key OPPS provisions that will be discussed include:  

  • Payment update 
  • Price transparency enforcement 
  • Reversal of prior policies related to the inpatient-only list  
  • Ambulatory surgical center covered procedures list  
  • Drugs acquired through the 340B program 
  • Rural emergency hospital – request for information 
  • Outpatient quality reporting program  
  • Radiation oncology model 

Key provisions of the PFS that will be discussed include: 

  • Conversion factor 
  • Telehealth services under the PFS 
  • Appropriate use criteria 
  • Medicare shared savings program 
  • Rural health clinic payment