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Physician Office Issues

ACCC continues to monitor, respond, and communicate to our physician practice members any changes in Medicare reimbursement to Part B covered drugs and biologicals, drug administration, and coding—as well as address the oncology drug shortage and issues related to the prompt pay discount.

November 16, 2016 Webinar on Final CY 2017 OPPS & PFS Rules

In this webinar, legal experts Beth Roberts, Partner; Beth Halpern, Partner; and Ali Lakhani, Associate, Hogan Lovells, US LLP, led a 60-minute discussion with Q&A on the final rules, providing detailed explanations and analysis of the changes for 2017.

Final 2017 OPPS Rule and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Presenters: Beth Roberts, Partner; Beth Halpern, Partner; and Ali Lakhani, Associate
Hogan Lovells, US LLP

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View slides  |  Read OPPS Final Rule Summary  |  Read PFS Final Rule Summary

View fact sheets for both rules here: OPPS and MPFS.

Read the ACCCBuzz Blog, CMS 2017 OPPS & MPFS Final Rules: Top-Level Takeaways, by Leah Ralph, Director of Health Policy, ACCC.

ACCC Comments on Proposed 2017 PFS Rule

On September 6, 2016, ACCC provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule.

Read ACCC’s comment letter here.

Read the CMS fact sheet on the proposed rule here.

July 26, 2016 Webinar on Proposed CY 2017 PFS Rule

On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, ACCC hosted a members-only webinar on the proposed CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule. ACCC members can access ACCC's summary and analysis of the proposed rules and a recording of the webinar presentation and slides here (login required) here.


ACCC November 19 Conference Call on Final 2016 PFS Rule

On Thursday, Nov. 19, ACCC is hosting a members-only conference call on the final CY 2016 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule. ACCC members can access the call-in information here (login required).

Download the ACCC summary and analysis of the final CY 2016 PFS rule here.

Members can also access the ACCC summary and analysis of the final 2016 OPPS rule here.

Read the CMS fact sheet here.

ACCC Submits Comments to Proposed 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Rule

On Sept. 8, 2015, ACCC provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed 2016 Physician Fee Schedule rule.

Read the ACCC comment letter here.

ACCC Conference Call on Proposed 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Rule

On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, ACCC hosted a members-only conference call on the proposed CY 2016 Physician Fee Schedule rule.

Listen to a recording of the call and download the ACCC analysis of the proposed CY 2016 PFS rule here (login required).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the proposed CY 2016 PFS rule on July 8, 2015. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 15, 2015, and will be open for comments until Sept. 8, 2015.

Read the CMS fact sheet here.

Download the proposed CY 2016 PFS rule from the Federal Register here.


ACCC Conference Call on Final 2015 Physician Fee Schedule

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, ACCC hosted a members-only conference call on the final 2015 Physician Fee Schedule. An archive of the call is available here (login required).

Download summary of final CY 2015 Physician Fee Schedule here.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final calendar year (CY) 2015 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on Oct. 31, 2014.

Read the CMS fact sheet here.

ACCC Comments to Proposed 2015 Physician Fee Schedule

On Sept. 2, 2014, ACCC provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the 2015 proposed Physician Fee Schedule.

Read ACCC's comment letter here.

ACCC Conference Call on Proposed 2015 Physician Fee Schedule

On July 3, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed calendar year (CY) 2015 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS).

Click here for a CMS fact sheet on the proposed rule.

Click here to download a summary of the proposed 2015 Physician Fee Schedule.

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.


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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 on CMS Physician Fee Schedule:

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