Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS releases quarterly HCPCS update information, revised guidance on medical record entries, and more

Medicare Insider, June 9, 2009

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CMS releases information for quarterly HCPCS update

On June 5, CMS released a transmittal to implement the July 2009 update to HCPCS.

Effective date: July 1, 2009
Implementation date: July 6, 2009

View the transmittal.

CMS revises guidance on medical record entries

On June 5, CMS issued revised the State Operations Manual to include language relating to 42 CFR 482.24(c)(1), concerning medical record entries.

Effective date: June 5, 2009
Implementation date: June 5, 2009

View the transmittal.

CMS announces new waived tests under CLIA

On June 5, CMS announced new waived tests under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.

Effective date: June 5, 2009
Implementation date: July 6, 2009

View the transmittal.

CMS issues MLN Matters articles

CMS issued one special edition MLN Matters article last week.

CMS also issued one MLN Matters article related to a transmittal previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.



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