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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 will be available to ACCC members soon.

Download 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.

Read ACCC's comment letter here.

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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