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Important Medicare updates

Medicare Update for CAHs, August 10, 2011

CMS updates CLIA HCPCS list

On July 22, CMS issued a transmittal to inform contractors of new HCPCS codes subject to the CLIA edits.

Effective date: January 1, 2011
Implementation date: October 3, 2011

View the transmittal.

CMS updates lab NCD edits

On July 22, CMS issued a transmittal to update the lab NCD edit module.

Effective date: October 1, 2011
Implementation date: October 3, 2011

View the transmittal.

MLN Matters article

CMS released an MLN Matters article related to a previously released transmittal.

CMS publishes OPPS proposed rule

On July 18, CMS published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to modify the OPPS for calendar year 2012. CMS had previously released the proposal for public inspection. Critical access hospitals should review the proposed changes to physician supervision and provide comments by August 30, 2011.

View the 2012 OPPS proposed rule.

Comment on the OPPS proposed rule.

MLN Matters articles

CMS released several MLN Matters articles related to previously released transmittals.

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