CMS has announced that the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel) will hold its summer meeting on August 25-26, 2014. The purpose of the Panel is to advise CMS on the clinical integrity of the Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) groups and their associated weights under the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system. The HOP Panel also advises CMS on hospital outpatient therapeutic services supervision issues. The deadline for presentations is July, 25, 2014, and the meeting registration deadline is August 1, 2014.