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.
Archived Conference Call on the Final 2013 Medicare HOPPS Rule and Analysis Now Available
On November 1, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule that will update payment policies and payment rates for services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries in hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) beginning January 1, 2013.
On November 15, 2012, ACCC Director, Provider Economics & Public Policy, Matthew Farber, MA, legal experts, and your colleagues participated in a conference call on the final 2013 Medicare Rules.
Find out how the 2013 Medicare rules will affect your cancer program or practice. Get answers to your questions on radiation reimbursement cuts, the SGR, the new code for coordination of care, quality reporting, and more.
The archived November 15, 2012, conference call and analysis of the final 2013 HOPPS Rule and Physician Fee Schedule are now available on ACCC's members-only website or on our members-only online community, MyNetwork. Log on to ACCC Members-only website; click on Member Resources.
Accountable Care Organizations
Will Accountable Care Organizations affect the way you deliver dancer 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 HOPPS Rules:
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2013 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2012 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on Proposed 2011 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2010 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2009 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2008 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2007 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2006 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2005 HOPPS
- ACCC Comments on 2004 HOPPS