December 15, 2020

ACR Releases Detailed CY 2021 HOPPS Final Rule Summary

On Dec. 2, 2020 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2021 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) final rule. The finalized changes are effective Jan. 1, 2021. The HOPPS final rule also included a Radiation Oncology (RO) Model interim final rule with comment period. The RO Model interim final rule provisions are applicable beginning July 1, 2021. The detailed summary goes into further details of the pertinent updates.