Hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgical centers will receive 3.1% increases in Medicare reimbursements under a final rule the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published. These providers are set for larger pay raises next year than under the proposed rule CMS published in July, which would have hiked fees 2.8%. The American Hospital Association characterized the outpatient prospective payment system final rule for calendar 2024 as insufficient. The Ambulatory Surgical Center Association took a positive view, particularly of provisions in the regulation that broaden the services Medicare will cover next year.
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