In Billing
Jun 10th, 2011
The July 1 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system brings changes to the ASC rates, payment indicators, and separately paid drugs and biologicals, as announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in a transmittal released June 3. Notable changes include the addition of six, separately payable Category III CPT® ...
In Billing
Jun 10th, 2011
In a transmittal release May 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the July 2011 update of the hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Added codes include: C9730 Bronchoscopic bronchial thermoplasty with imaging guidance (if performed), radiofrequency ablation of airway smooth muscle; 1 lobe C9731 Bronchoscopic bronchial thermoplasty with imaging guidan...