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Other developments: CMS issues minor edits to ABN instructions form and April 2012 Medicare NCD Coding Policy Manual and Change Report

Medicare Update for Physician Services, June 7, 2012

CMS issues minor edits to ABN instructions form

On April 19, CMS issued an update stating that minor edits have been made in the ABN instructions to clarify that the provider/supplier is responsible for inserting wording in all of the blanks labeled “D” on the notice including the “D” blanks that are within the “Options” section. Please click the link in the list below to download the updated ABN instructions.

View the updated instructions.
 
CMS issues April 2012 Medicare NCD Coding Policy Manual and Change Report

On April 27, CMS issued the Medicare national coverage determinations (NCD) Coding Policy and Manual Change Report for clinical diagnostic laboratory services for April 2012.

 

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