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Pharmacy Choice - Pharmaceutical News - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 24128) - Meeting - October 19, 2017

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 7/17/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 24128) - Meeting

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 24128) holds a meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment, August 21-22.

AGENDA: Agenda includes: Addressing whether procedures within an APC group are similar both clinically and in terms of resource use; Evaluating APC group structure; Reviewing the packaging of OPPS services and costs, including the methodology and the impact on APC groups and payment; Removing procedures from the inpatient-only list for payment under the OPPS; Using single and multiple procedure claims data for CMS' determination of APC group weights; Addressing other technical issues concerning APC group structure; and Recommending the appropriate supervision level (general, direct, or personal) for individual hospital outpatient therapeutic services

DATE: August 22, 2017

LOCATION: CMS Central Office, 7500 Security Boulevard, Auditorium, Woodlawn, Md.

CONTACT: Susan Janeczko, 410-786-4529, APCPanel@cms.hhs.gov [Note: RSVP by July 31 at https://www.cms.gov/apps/events/default.asp - Webcast at http://cms.gov/live ]



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