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Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS replaces transmittal on screening for STIs and HIBC to prevent STIs (ICD-10) and more

Medicare Insider, May 29, 2012

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CMS replaces transmittal on screening for STIs and HIBC to prevent STIs (ICD-10)

On May 23, CMS replaced transmittal R2402CP, containing a notice which says that CMS will cover screening for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and hepatitis B with the appropriate FDA-approved lab tests used consistent with FDA-approved labeling and in compliance with CLIA regulations when ordered by a primary care provider and performed by an eligible Medicare provider for these services.

View transmittal R2476CP.

CMS replaces transmittal on automated tracking and reporting of Recovery Audit-associated reopenings and appeals

On May 23, CMS replaced transmittal R1050OTN, containing guidance on the implementation of the automated tracking/reporting solutions developed as a result of the conference calls held under CR 7469 (Conference Calls and Research Hours to Identify an Automated Solution for Tracking and Reporting Recovery Auditor Reopenings and Appeals throughout the Medicare Appeals Process, Transmittal 944).

View transmittal R1093OTN.



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