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Pay-per-view: I/OCE edits: CMS switches around packaged, separately payable drugs, changes some APC status indicators

APCs Insider, March 4, 2011

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CMS changed the packaging status of several drugs and reduced the number of HCPCS codes available as part of the January I/OCE edits.

Some drugs that were packaged are now separately payable, while some separately payable drugs are now packaged. Thirteen APCs that previously had a status indicator of G (pass-through drugs and biologicals) now have a K (non-pass-through drugs and biologicals) status indicator.

Continue reading “I/OCE edits: CMS switches around packaged, separately payable drugs, changes some APC status indicators” on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in their March issue.



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