October 2022 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
The purpose of this Change Request (CR) is to describe changes to and billing instructions for various payment policies implemented in the October 2022 OPPS update. The October 2022 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) will reflect the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC), HCPCS Modifier, and Revenue Code additions, changes, and deletions identified in this CR. This Recurring Update Notification applies to Chapter 4, section 50.8 (Annual Updates to the OPPS Pricer for Calendar Year (CY) 2007 and Later).
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: September 09, 2022
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