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Second Opinion

Learn about policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals, with Executive Vice President Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D.

Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Current Status

CY 2012 Medicare Outpatient PPS

On November 1 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2012 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule. The rule takes effect for services provided on or after January 1, 2012.