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CMS Transmittals and MLN Matters Articles

Medicare Insider, April 10, 2007

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Provider education for National Provider Identifier issues related to deceased providers

 

On March 30, CMS issued a transmittal to inform providers how to deal with individual providers who pass away before they obtain a National Provider Identifier.

 

Effective Date: May 23, 2007

Implementation Date: April 30, 2007

 

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Deductible for diagnostic colorectal services is waived

 

On March 30, CMS issued a transmittal clarifying that waiver of the Part B deductible applies only to screen colorectal service and not diagnostic colorectal services.

 

Effective Date: July 1, 2007

Implementation Date: July 2, 2007

 

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Recovery Audit Contractors claims mass adjustments in FISS

 

On March 30, CMS issued a transmittal that requires shared system maintainers to modify the FISS to allow mass adjustments for claims identified by recovery audit contractors and other Medicare contractors as overpayments.

 

Effective Date: September 4, 2007

Implementation Date: September 4, 2007

 

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