Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS updates outpatient code editor, instructs on place-of-service coding

Medicare Insider, March 15, 2011

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CMS posts special article on place-of-service coding

CMS has released a special edition MLN Matters article on place-of-service coding in response to an OIG audit that found many instances of physicians incorrectly coding the place-of-service code. Use of non-facility place-of-service codes in a provider-based setting will result in overpayments.

View the special MLN Matters article.

CMS posts special article on 5010 implementation

CMS has released a special edition MLN Matters article on HIPAA 5010 implementation.

View the special MLN Matters article.

CMS issues quarterly I/OCE update

On March 11, CMS issued a recurring-update notification transmittal to revise the integrated outpatient code editor (I/OCE) for April 2011. Detailed changes are included in an appendix to the transmittal.

Effective date: April 1, 2011
Implementation date: April 4, 2011

View the transmittal.

MLN Matters article

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



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