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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AR54 Publication ID: Fall 2013 
Title: Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System for CY 2014 (CMS-1601-F) 
Abstract: This final rule revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system to implement applicable statutory requirements and changes arising from our continuing experience with this system. The rule also describes changes to the amounts and factors used to determine payment rates for services. In addition, the rule finalizes changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System list of services and rates. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 405   
Legal Authority: sec 1833 of the Social Security Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    11/01/2013 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/19/2013  78 FR 43534   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/06/2013 
Final Action  09/06/2013  78 FR 54842   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Marjorie Baldo
Health Insurance Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Medicare, MS: C4-03-06, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-4617