In Billing
Nov 6th, 2018
2019 HCPCS Level II changes are comprehensive this year, and the code set includes several new modifiers as well as codes. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released them November 6. HCPCS General Talley The 374 changes are broken down this way: 228  new codes and modifiers 49 discontinued codes and modifiers 95 changed ...
In CMS
Mar 27th, 2018
If you’re submitting Durable Medical Equipment (DME) medical codes for billing , you’ll want to know April changes to the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) items and services in the schedule. Diabetic DME Codes The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are releasing the new file just in time for the new ...
In Billing
Nov 9th, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released more than 320 changes in the 2018 HCPCS Level II code set November 6, and many are payment-related. 153 New HCPCS Level II Codes There are 11 new modifiers this year. These include two modifiers meant to better track 340b drug pricing; CMS is moving to cut ...
In Billing
Dec 19th, 2016
In a ritual as sure as the sunrise, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released corrections to HCPCS Level II codes. Although fewer than in some years, they are again too late to make it into publishers’ 2017 HCPCS Level II coding books, which were rushed to print after the codes were ...
If you consoled yourself after all the ICD-10 and CPT changes by thinking HCPCS Level II was going to be quiet this year, you’re in for a shock. There are more than 600 changes in HCPCS Level II, and many reflect the rise of MACRA’s tracking and electronic health records (EHRs) initiatives starting January 1. The ...