G-Code 2014: Hospital-Based Outpatient Clinic Facility Fee Payment eReport

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Gloria P. Sachdev, a nationally recognized expert, describes the CMS regulations associated with the 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and provides the facts pharmacists will need to take advantage of the change in their own practice.

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CMS released regulations associated with the 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System in a restructuring of facility fee billing that affects all hospital-based outpatient billing practices. Because the implementation of this fundamental change occurred so quickly, there is very little information available, despite the fact that for most clinical pharmacist services around the country, this CMS change will afford them an opportunity to generate additional revenue. In this ASHP eReport, Gloria P. Sachdev, a nationally recognized expert, describes the change and provides the facts pharmacists will need to take advantage of the change in their own practice.

Gloria P. Sachdev, PharmD, BS Pharm

Gloria P. Sachdev is President and CEO of the Employers' Forum of Indiana and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University. She consults with healthcare organizations nationally to develop sustainable ambulatory care pharmacist services. Dr. Sachdev earned her PharmD and BS degrees from the University of Oklahoma and completed a primary care pharmacy residency at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI. Sachdev is an editorial board member for the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy and served in various positions for the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners, ASHP.