Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS issues quarterly updates to OPPS, NCCI, and more

Medicare Insider, March 22, 2011

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CMS makes quarterly OPPS update

On March 18, CMS issued a transmittal to make quarterly updates to the OPPS for April. The transmittal includes guidance on drug/biological billing, edits, and more.

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

View the transmittal.

CMS posts quarterly NCCI update instructions

On March 18, CMS issued a recurring-update notification to instruct contractors on implementation of the April version of the NCCI edits.

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

View the transmittal.

CMS updates therapy code list

On March 18, CMS issued a transmittal to update the list of codes that sometimes describe therapy services. CMS added CPT code 95992 to the list.

Effective date: January 1, 2011
Implementation date: July 5, 2011

View the transmittal.

MLN Matters articles

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



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