Expanded price transparency requirements are set to become reality for hospitals effective January 1, 2021. On November 15, CMS released a final rule that pushed ahead with many of the requirements originally included in the 2020 OPPS proposed rule.
Q: Our new EHR system was built using logic for therapy charging based on both the AMA and CMS eight-minute rules. Charges will generate differently based on the payer. How do others implement the eight-minute rules? How do you think using two charging methodologies in this world of price transparency will look?