Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS adds payment locality, issues MLN Matters articles

Medicare Insider, February 23, 2010

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CMS adds payment locality for Kansas claims

On February 12, CMS issued a transmittal documenting the inconsistency in payment rates for claims with Kansas ZIP codes. This change request instructs claims processing contractors to include an additional Kansas payment locality to ensure correct pricing for laboratory services submitted with the 90 modifier.

View the transmittal.

CMS addresses HIPAA 5010 guidance

On February 12, CMS issued a transmittal in response to contractors' requests for further guidance and clarification on areas of implementation for HIPAA 5010.

View the transmittal.

MLN Matters articles

CMS issued several MLN Matters articles related to transmittals previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.



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