Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS updates OPPS hook and hold, reissues transmittals, and more

Medicare Insider, October 12, 2010

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CMS issues special article on seasonal flu resources

On October 6, CMS posted a special MLN Matters article directing providers to available resources on the seasonal flu, including coverage and billing information.

View the special edition article.

CMS updates drug HCPCS hook and hold

On October 1, CMS issued a transmittal to maintain and update the hook and hold mechanism that holds OPPS claims containing particular drug HCPCS codes.

Effective date: January 1, 2011
Implementation date: January 3, 2011

View the transmittal.

CMS replaces transmittals

CMS rescinded and replaced several transmittals previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.

MLN Matters article

CMS released an MLN Matters article related to a transmittal previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.



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