October 2021 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 22.3

Published 09/27/2021

This article tells you there are changes, effective October 1, 2021, for claims processing for: hospital outpatient departments; community mental health centers; all non-Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) hospital providers; limited services when provided in an HH agency (HHA) that isn’t under the HH PPS; and a hospice patient for the treatment of a non-terminal illness. Make sure your billing staff knows the content of these updates.