Physician Practice

Payment for Moderate Sedation Services

Physician Practice Insider, May 2, 2017

On April 14, CMS published Transmittal 3747 and MLN Matters 10001 to clarify existing Medicare Claims Processing Manual language found in Chapter 12 (Physicians/Nonphysician Practitioners), Sections 50 and 140, to bring it in line with current payment policy for moderate sedation and anesthesia services.

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Implementation date: May 15, 2017

This article originally appeared on Revenue Cycle Advisor.

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