• CMS Releases Two Rules Affecting Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Hospital Outpatient Departments
  • July 20, 2007 | Authors: Thomas L. Mills; Marion Kristal Goldberg
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Washington Office
  • On July 16, 2007, CMS released two significant rules for public inspection -- a final rule for the ambulatory surgical center ("ASC") payment system and a proposed rule for ASC and hospital outpatient payment rates. Both rules are expected to be published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2007.