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Implement the new ESA transmittals in your hospital

Briefings on APCs, July 1, 2008

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Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series.

In January, CMS published three transmittals (Transmittals 1412, 1413, and 80) that significantly changed the process of billing for erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESA).

As noted in the March Briefings on APCs, hospitals that treat end-stage renal disease know these guidelines, but other facilities may find them difficult to implement.

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