2001 OPPS claims data
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
CMS releases template for 2001 hospital outpatient prospective payment system data, which will allow programmers to prepare computers for the data file containing more than 50 mil. claims. The file should be available "in the next several weeks," the agency says. The 2003 OPPS proposed rule is expected in July, raising concerns among stakeholders that they may not have time to analyze the data before the publication of the proposed rule...
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