Jun 16th, 2010
By Janice G. Jacobs, CPA, CPC, CCS, ROCC, and G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) 2010 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule revised guidelines that define physician supervision of services performed in a hospital outpatient department, while leaving rules for services performed in free-standing centers/physician offices unchanged. ...