Notice of Publication of the Final Rule for Calendar Year 2018
11/13/2017 8:04 PM
The Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs Final Rule has been published in the Federal Register today, November 13, 2017. The Final Rule is available here.
As stated in the Rule, CMS plans continue the voluntary participation period for OAS CAHPS throughout 2018. The next update (CY 2019 Rule) will be proposed in July and finalized in November 2018. The CY 2019 Rule will reflect any changes that would impact the 2019 data collection period (CY 2021 payment determination).
If you have questions, you can contact the OAS CAHPS Survey Coordination Team via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-590-7468.