Maintenance downtime scheduled
QualityNet will be unavailable from 7 p.m. CDT on Friday, May 17, through 5 a.m. CDT on Monday, May 20, to allow for scheduled maintenance. This may affect submissions to the data warehouses and use of QualityNet applications.
Final CY 2012 OPPS rule issued
November 2, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rule CMS-1525-FC, “Final Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2012 Payment Rates.” It is scheduled to be published in the November 30 Federal Register.
The final rule can be viewed and downloaded from the Hospital Outpatient Regulation and Notices page of the CMS website. Details regarding the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) program begin on page 1069 of the downloadable PDF file.