Webinar Replay: What Providers Need To Know About the IPPS/OPPS Final Rules and BBA

Event Date: 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

On August 22, 2014, CMS issued the federal fiscal year 2016 Inpatient Hospital PPS (IPPS) Final Rule, followed by the federal fiscal year 2016 Outpatient Hospital PPS (OPPS) Final Rule, and the changes made by the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA).  These actions affect every hospital paid under PPS. This webinar will discuss the important issues in the IPPS and OPPS Final Rules and the BBA, and provide practical suggestions for how providers should respond to the changes made by them.


  • Review changes to DSH Payments CMS has implemented for ACA section 3133
  • Address quality based payment metrics
  • Cover the IPPS outlier threshold for FY 2015
  • Review IPPS FY 2016 Payment Updates
  • Discuss the changes made in the BBA concerning limitations on the availability of provider-based payment for hospital outpatient departments
  • Review changes in the OPPS final rule regarding the two-midnight policy and corresponding IPPS payment reduction


Robert L. Roth, Partner, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. Link to Bio

John R. Hellow, Partner, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. Link to Bio

Martin A. Corry, Chair of the Government Relations & Public Policy, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC. Link to Bio

Keith J. Fontenot, Managing Director of Government Relations and Public Policy, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. Link to Bio

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