2021 CMS Final Rule Overview For ASCs

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2021 CMS Final Rule Overview For ASCs

Presented by:

Coding Compliance Management, LLC and the ASC Podcast with John Goehle

Recorded Live on December 29, 2020


Recorded Live on December 29, 2020,   this informative conference was presented by the nation’s leading ASC finance and accounting experts.  Listeners have access to the recording and a resource library of information about the 2020 CMS Payment Rule and a Spreadsheet with comparisons of the rates to 2020 and the HOPD rates.

We have applied for AEU credits for the conference for CASC Certificants.


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Time Session Speakers
1:00 – 1:15 PM Introduction
1:15 – 2:15 PM 2021 Payment Rule Update

  • Discuss Sequestration suspension due to COVID19 and advocation of permanent suspension due to the financial hit to ASCs.
  • Learn different challenges impacting migration of surgical procedures from HOPD to ASCs (procedure, co-pays, implants, etc. and need for consumer transparency regarding costs.
  • Understand CMS’ ASC Covered List of Surgical Procedures spreadsheets (CMS-CPL), payment indicators, change indicators, multiple procedure discounts indicators.
  • Review the Additions to the CMS ASC Covered Procedures List plus the newly added 267+ procedure due to the revision of certain elements of the exclusionary criteria under 42 CFR 416.166.
Cristina Bentin
2:15 – 3:15 PM 2021 Payment Rule Rates and Quality Update

  • Compare reimbursements of 2021 with previous years for common surgical procedures performed per specialty.
  • Discuss the ASCQR program and update for 2021
  • Discuss other Regulatory Impacts for 2021
John Goehle
3:15 – 3:45 PM Panel DIscussion, Questions and Wrapup Cristina Bentin

John Goehle

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