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ACCC Conference Call on Proposed 2015 OPPS Rule

On July 3, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed calendar year (CY) 2015 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule.

Click here for CMS fact sheet on the proposed rule.

Click here to download a summary of the proposed 2015 OPPS 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.

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