Hospital Outpatient Issues
ACCC is committed to ensuring that cancer patients have access to the entire continuum of quality cancer care, including access to the most appropriate cancer therapies.
ACCC Conference Call on Final 2015 OPPS Rule
On Tuesday, Nov. 18, ACCC hosted a members-only conference call on the final 2015 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule. An archive of the call is available here (login required).
Download a summary of final CY 2015 OPPS rule here.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final 2015 OPPS rule on Oct. 31, 2014. Under the final rule, overall OPPS payments are estimated to increase by 2.3 percent for CY 2015.
Read the CMS fact sheet here.
View the final 2015 OPPS rule here.
ACCC Comments to Proposed 2015 OPPS Rule
On Sept. 2, 2014, ACCC provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed 2015 Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule.
ACCC's members-only conference call on the 2015 proposed OPPS and Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rules was held on Wednesday, July 23. An archive of this call is available to ACCC members here.
Accountable Care Organizations
Will Accountable Care Organizations affect the way you deliver cancer care? Find out! ACCC's archived conference call reviews the proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers better coordinate care for Medicare beneficiaries by establishing accountable care organizations (ACOs). ACCC discusses the rule and its potential impact on oncology.
ACCC Members can listen to the archived conference call. You'll need to log in.
Archive of ACCC Comment Letters to CMS on OPPS Rules:
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2014 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2013 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2012 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2011 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2010 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Final 2009 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2008 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2007 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Final 2006 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2005 OPPS
- ACCC Comments on Final 2004 OPPS