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12/21/2018

CMS Creates Medicare Tool for Patients to Compare ASC and Hospital Outpatient Costs

CMS has launched a new online tool, the Procedure Price Lookup, that allows consumers to compare Medicare payments and copayments for certain procedures that are performed in both hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ASCs.

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07/26/2018

Changes Proposed on ASC Medicare Payments

Positive Corrections Possibly on the Horizon

Yesterday, CMS released the 2019 proposed payment rule for ASCs and HOPDs. Of note, they have addressed a number of long-requested priorities for the ASC community, including proposing to align payment update factors, moving ASCs to the same factor used to update HOPD payments.

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12/17/2013

OAASC Reimbursement Survey

Deadline 12/20

The OAASC is in the process of gathering reimbursement data from members to create a tool which will provide the OAASC membership with a clearer statewide perspective of third party payer payment trends.

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08/29/2011

OAASC Member e-Newsletter

August 30, 2011

Latest Information Available to OAASC Members

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08/01/2011

How Do ASC Insurance Payments Stack Up?

OAASC's Reimbursement Survey Provides the Answer

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07/16/2010

CMS Notice on ASC Rates Affected by

CMS has released instructions to its contractors to implement the revised rate schedule reflecting the fix to the Medicare physician fee schedule. The instructions to contractors direct them to implement the revised rate schedule reflecting the 2.2 percent update for services paid between June 1 and November 30, 2010.

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06/25/2010

Congress Addresses Physician Medicare Payments

Update on ASC Services Designated as Office-based

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06/18/2010

Update on Physician Medicare Payments

CMS to Process Payments at Reduced Rates

In the absence of a change in the law, CMS announced today that they are lifting their hold on claims. Today the agency instructed its contractors to begin paying claims based on the 21.2 percent reduction.

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06/14/2010

CMS to Hold Doc Payment Claims Through June 17

Medicare won't begin processing claims cutting payments to physicians by 21 percent until Friday, June 18, giving Congress a few more days to get its act together.

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04/23/2010

Report: Health Overhaul Will Increase Nation's Tab

Govt report says health care overhaul won't cut costs but will increase them

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law will increase the nation's health care tab instead of bringing costs down, government economic forecasters concluded Thursday in a sobering assessment of the sweeping legislation.

A report by economic experts at the Health and Human Services Department said the health care remake will achieve Obama's aim of expanding health insurance -- adding 34 million Americans to the coverage rolls.

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