OQR Program Rule History

Federal Register Reference

The final rule is published annually in the Federal Register to describe changes to the program that determines the payment rates for Medicare services paid under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System. Hospitals should review the final rule to be aware of changes that affect the way data are reported for each calendar year.

Calendar Year Federal Register Reference Page Number
2017 Volume 81 79753
2016 Volume 80 70502
2015 Volume 79 66940
2014 Volume 78 75090
2013 Volume 77 68467
2012 Volume 76 74451
2011 Volume 75 72064
2010 Volume 74 60629
2009 Volume 73 68758
2008 Volume 72 66860