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Tip: I/OCE update brings new APCs

APCs Insider, June 6, 2014

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Two APCs were added with an effective date of January 1, 2014, and assigned status indicator K (non-pass-through drugs and non-implantable biologicals, including therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals):
  • 01477, injection, tbo-filgrastim, 5 mcg
  • 01478, human fibrinogen concentrate injection 
CMS also added two APCs with an effective date of April 1, 2014, with status indicator G (pass-through drugs and biologicals):
  • 01476, injection, obinutuzumab
  • 01479, TheraSkin
CMS deleted APC 01645 (I131 tositumomab, rx) effective April 1, 2014.
This tip is adapted from “CMS refines skin substitute packaging” in the June issue of Briefings on APCs.

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