Physician Practice

Screening for cervical cancer with HPV testing

Physician Practice Insider, February 23, 2016

On February 5, CMS released a change request stating CMS has determined that for dates of service on or after July 9, 2015, evidence is sufficient to add HPV testing under specified conditions.

Effective date: July 9, 2015

Implementation date: March 7, 2016, for non-shared MAC edits; July 5, 2016, for CWF analysis and design; October 3, 2016, for CWF Coding, Testing and Implementation, MCS, and FISS Implementation; January 3, 2017, for Requirement BR9434.04.8.2

View Transmittal R3460CP.

View Transmittal R189NCD.

This article was originally published on Medicare Compliance Watch.

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