Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS clarifies pharmacy billing, posts NCCI update instructions, and more

Medicare Insider, May 17, 2011

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CMS clarifies pharmacy billing

On May 13, CMS issued a transmittal to clarify policy with respect to restrictions on pharmacy billing for drugs provided incident to a physician service.

Effective date: June 29, 2011
Implementation date: June 29, 2011

View the transmittal.

CMS posts quarterly NCCI update instructions

On May 13, CMS issued a transmittal with its regular instructions to contractors on the quarterly NCCI update.

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

View the transmittal.

CMS finalizes necessary changes for extended occurrence span codes

On May 13, CMS issued a transmittal to make final systems changes needed to allow a claim to span a benefit period over ten years.

Effective date: October 1, 2002
Implementation date: October 3, 2011 (coding); January 3, 2012 (coding and implementation)

View the transmittal.



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