This webinar will prepare hospital staff for compliance with 2015 Medicare outpatient billing guidelines by reviewing the key provisions of the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule. The 2015 Medicare payment policy and billing guideline changes for hospitals will be summarized and discussed, including (but not limited to) such important areas as the market basket payment adjustment, outpatient quality data reporting, partial hospitalization, and payment rates for separately payable drugs.
Policy changes will be briefly explained, and hospital action items will be identified to help participants create their own facility’s action plan. At the end of the session, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. Objectives include:
- Review the key changes to Medicare outpatient payment policy for 2015
- Review the key changes to Medicare outpatient billing guidelines for 2015
- Identify action items for hospitals billing under OPPS in 2015