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2016 Inpatient Only List

Inpatient-only procedures are those that CMS has determined providers must perform on an inpatient basis because they are invasive and require at least 24 hours of postoperative recovery time or monitoring. These procedures are also performed on patients with serious underlying conditions. The complete list of inpatient-only procedures is available in the OPPS final rule and is updated annually.

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