New APCs for a new year: more OPPS changes
Author: Averill, Richard F.; Grant, Thelma M.; Bonazelli, Janice A.
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: February 2001
The January 1, 2001, update to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) contained significant changes. These changes fall into three categories: modifications to the definition of the APCs
policy changes that affect the claims adjudication process or payment....