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APC Panel holds spring meeting in Baltimore

APCs Insider, February 27, 2009

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The Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups panel (APC panel) met in Baltimore Feb 18-19. The meeting’s agenda included the following topics:

  • APC rate setting
  • Drug, biological, radiopharmaceutical, and pharmacy overhead
  • Multiple imaging composite APCs
  • Packaging


A detailed description of the APC panel is available on the CMS Web site. (The reports of the APC Panel appear on this Web page when complete.) APCs Weekly Monitor sources attended the meeting and will have comments in next week’s e-newsletter.



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