In Billing
Jun 1st, 2012
The July update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (ASC PS) implements several changes to Medicare billing instructions of which ASC coding and billing staff should be aware. The update includes new Category III codes, new instructions for device pass-through category C1840, and billing changes for medication. Billing staff, in particular, should take note ...
In Billing
Mar 29th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released on March 16 the April 2012 update of the ambulatory surgical center payment system (ASC PS). This update implements ASC quality measures, new payment rates, and expanded billing instructions for certain new HCPCS Level II codes that pertain to ASCs; and is in addition to payment ...
In CMS
Mar 16th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted April 2012 changes to billing instructions for payment policies implemented in the hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). The April 2012 updated Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) and OPPS Pricer will reflect the HCPCS Level II, ambulatory payment classification (APC), HCPCS modifier, and revenue code ...