American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Proposed Rule for 2018 Released

CMS is proposing to change the payment rate for certain Medicare Part B drugs purchased by hospitals through the 340B program. The proposed rule also includes a provision that would alleviate some of the burdens rural hospitals experience in recruiting physicians by placing a two-year moratorium on the direct supervision requirement currently in place at rural hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Click here to read a fact sheet on the proposed rule and click here to read the proposed rule.

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