ASNC Comments on 2012 HOPPS Final Rule

December 23, 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final 2012 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) on November 1, 2011. This regulation includes proposals and policies impacting hospital outpatient and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services paid under the outpatient prospective and ASC payment systems.

ASNC is reviewing the final rule and will provide members with a complete summary of the regulation in the coming weeks. Additional resources, including a link to the full-text of the rule and a chart outlining payment changes from 2011 to 2012, are listed below.

Additional Resources