SNMMI Submits Comments on Proposed Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Rules for CY 2013

September 4, 2012

SNMMI has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the CY 2013 proposed rules for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System. SNMMI's comments touched on the following topics: Add On Payment Adjustment Policy for Radioisotopes Derived from non Highly Enriched Uranium (non HEU) Sources; Separately Payable Drugs Without Pass Through Status; Increase in Threshold for Drugs, Biologicals, and Tx RPs That Are Paid Separately; and Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals (Tx RPs).