Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System.

  title={Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System.},
  author={Nikesh Anumula and Pina C. Sanelli},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={33 4},
A brief review of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) is presented highlighting the program's legislative history, outpatient service classifications and payment plan. Specifically, HOPPS measures applicable to imaging practices are discussed. Resources are also provided for further information on the program requirements and the ambulatory payment classifications (APC) system.