The 2018 OPPS Final Rule and What 5 Actions Healthcare Organizations Need to Take

| 12/13/2017

The final 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has been published, and healthcare professionals are examining the 1,133-page document to assess the impact it will have on their operations. Understanding the new rule and effectively implementing it can have significant positive or negative financial impacts on healthcare providers. With an estimated increase of $5.8 billion in payments in 2018, it is essential that leaders working with the new OPPS rule are up to speed on the changes and have access to those with a deep specialization in this area. As a result of viewing this on-demand webinar, you should be able to:

  • Define rule changes to the 340B program and the impact that these will have on your organization
  • Recognize the impact of changes to the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program
  • Identify impacts from the new rule to Medicare inpatient-only covered procedures
  • Plan a gap analysis of staff’s understanding of the OPPS rule and how to supplement their expertise in 2018
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