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Pay-per-view: CMS proposes new APCs for combination CT codes

APCs Insider, September 2, 2011

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Providers complained and CMS listened, at least a little.

As part of the 2012 OPPS proposed rule, CMS announced plans to create two new APCs for combined CPT® codes for computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis.

"CMS really listened to comments it received during the last year from many organizations on its rate-setting methodology for the ‘new' combined CT code for CT of the abdomen and CT of the pelvis," says Jugna Shah, MPH, president of Nimitt Consulting, Inc., based in Washington, DC.

Continue reading “CMS proposes new APCs for combination CT codes” on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the September issue.



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