CMS Releases the Final Rules of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Hospital Outpatient Payment System

December 28, 2021
CMS has released the final rules of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and the Hospital Outpatient Payment System (HOPPS)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final rules of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and the Hospital Outpatient Payment System (HOPPS). It’s nearly 4000 pages of information, but these rules affect everyone involved in wound care.

Here are the final rules:

OPPS:

2021-24011

PFS:

2021-23972.pdf

Keep an eye out for more information about the details, and how they will impact you, in future posts.

Caroline Fife, MD

Dr. Fife is a practicing wound care physician, Director of the Wound Care Center at CHI St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Intellicure, Executive Director of the US Wound Registry, and Editor of Today’s Wound Clinic.

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