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This week's Medicare updates

APCs Insider, August 30, 2013

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October 2013 update of the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) payment system

On August 16, CMS issued a transmittal to describe changes to, and billing instructions for, various payment policies implemented in the October 2013 ASC payment system update. This Recurring Update Notification applies to chapter 14, section 10. As appropriate, this notification also includes updates to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).

Effective date: October 1, 2013
Implementation date: October 7, 2013

View transmittal R2770CP.  

HDI posts one new issue

HealthDataInsights posted one new issue to its CMS-approved list for providers in Region D. See the link below for individual state applicability.

View the items posted August 22.  

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