- Regulation No.
- Changes to the Hospital OPPS and ASC PPS for CY 2010 to Reflect the Affordable Care Act
This Notice contains the final wage indices, hospital reclassifications, payment rates, impacts and addenda for payments made under the Medicare hospital outpatient payment system (OPPS) for CY 2010. This Notice also contains the payment rates and addenda for payments made under the Medicare Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system for CY 2010. The final rates, wage indices, addenda and impacts for the OPPS and as applicable for the ASC payment system contained in this Notice reflect the provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It also announces the extension of payment under Medicare Part B to hospitals and ambulatory care clinics operated by the Indian Health Service, Indian Tribes, or Tribal Organizations.