Legislative Updates

Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposal Pulled Back

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CMS pulled back on a proposal to post an ED throughput measure on Psychiatric/Mental health patients, OP-18c, to the Hospital Compare website for the general public. CMS will instead post the data in downloadable large data files on data.medicare.gov, so that it will be available for use by researchers, local officials, etc