Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS updates SOM, issues quarterly lab NCD and interest rate update, and more

Medicare Insider, July 27, 2010

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CMS incorporates 2010 rulemaking into State Operations Manual

On July 16, CMS issued a transmittal to revise the State Operations Manual, making changes that incorporate rulemaking from the 2010 IPPS.

Effective date: July 16, 2010
Implementation date: July 16, 2010

View the transmittal.

CMS updates lab NCD edit module

On July 16, CMS issued a transmittal to communicate quarterly updates to the edit module based on NCDs for clinical diagnostic laboratory services. The transmittal business requirements contain code-specific changes to the edit module.

Effective date: October 1, 2010
Implementation date: October 4, 2010

View the transmittal.

View the MLN Matters article.

CMS updates claim status codes

On July 16, CMS issued a transmittal to implement updated claim status codes and claim status category codes.

Effective date: October 1, 2010
Implementation date: October 4, 2010

View the transmittal.

View a related MLN Matters article.

CMS updates interest rates for overpayments/underpayments

On July 14, CMS issued a transmittal to implement an interest rate of 11.00% for Medicare overpayments and underpayments, effective July 21.

Effective date: July 21, 2010
Implementation date: July 21, 2010

View the transmittal.

CMS re-issues transmittals

CMS rescinded and replaced several transmittals previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.

MLN Matters articles

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



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