In Billing
Feb 19th, 2018
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, newly approved biosimilar biologicals with a common reference product are no longer grouped into the same billing code. This change was finalized in the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. Q5102 Replaced with Two New Codes The April 2018 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD) includes three ...
In Billing
Apr 13th, 2015
The term “biosimilar” has been popping up a lot lately. What does it mean, and why should you care? What are Biosimilars? Many medications are biological products. In terms of pharmacology, a biological is any substance derived from animal products or other living organisms used to treat or prevent disease. Biological products are manufactured through biotechnology, ...