Hospital Outpatient Prospective and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Electronic Reporting Pilot; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Quality Reporting Program; Quality Improvement Organization Regulations

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Jul 30 2012, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: CMS-2012-0084-0001

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Date Posted: Jul 9, 2012
RIN: Not Assigned
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Comments Received*
I have worked w/orthopedic patients for 25+ years and have great concern considering outpatient treatment/reimbursement for any joint replacement procedures...
Removing total knee replacements from the IP only list is ludicrious. It doesn't even follow the rules CMS set aside to determine what should come off the IP...
For OP 19, why would a hospital provide follow up instructions to a patient who is being transferrerd and not discharged? The hospitals have for years provided...

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