January 2007 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Summary of Payment Policy Changes and OPPS PRICER Logic Changes and Instructions for Updating the Outpatient Provider Specific File (OPSF)
This article and related Change Request (CR) 5438 describes the changes to, and billing instructions for, various payment policies implemented in the January 2007 OPPS update. The January 2007 OPPS Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) and OPPS PRICER will reflect the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC), HCPCS Modifier, and Revenue Code additions, changes, and deletions identified in CR 5438.
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: October 31, 2012
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