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2016 OPPS Proposed Rule Updates Two-Midnight Rule
HealthLeaders Media

CMS is sharply accelerating its push toward moving outpatient payments from a fee-for-service model to a true prospective payment system with a number of its proposals in the 2016 OPPS proposed rule, including new comprehensive ambulatory payment classifications APCs (C-APC) and extensive APC consolidation and reconfiguration.

Highlights of the proposed rule include an update to the two-midnight rule and: