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Pay-per-view: CMS adds modifier, new HCPCS codes

APCs Insider, October 11, 2013

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CMS added modifier -AO (provider declined alt payment method) and new HCPCS codes to the I/OCE as part of the October 2013 quarterly update found in Transmittal 2763.

CMS added HCPCS code C1204 to the radiolabeled product list as well. Codes C1204 and C9132 are both classified as pass-through drugs and biologicals (status indicator G), while C1841 has a status indicator H (pass-through device categories; brachytherapy sources; radiopharmaceutical agents).

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