2008 OPPS Final Rule: Reporting of Alcohol and/or Substance Abuse Assessment and Intervention Services–Update 1
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Regulatory News Topic
The 2008 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule was put on public display on November 1, 2007, and will be published in the November 27, 2007 issue of the Federal Register. The rule takes effect on January 1, 2008. This is the first in a series of articles that will summarize some of the coding and billing changes for 2008. This article summarizes the reporting requirements for alcohol and/or substance abuse assessment and intervention services.
Date of Insight Article
Sunday, March 11, 2007
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