In Billing
Feb 10th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released 25 corrections to the 2012 HCPCS Level II ANWEB file. The corrections, released Jan. 30, include description and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) indicator changes, removal of codes, updated Berenson-Eggers Type of Service (BETOS) information, and revised effective dates. Terminated or Removed C9716 Creations of thermal anal lesions by ...
In Billing
Jun 10th, 2011
The July update to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) fee schedule includes codes added retroactively to Jan. 1, 2011, as well as new suction pump and oxygen codes, and new proof-of-delivery requirements. The significant changes to Medicare policy include the addition of fees for the following codes, ...
In CMS
May 5th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced four new HCPCS Level II K codes for use by providers and suppliers who bill Parts A and B Medicare administrative contractors (A/B MACs) or durable medical equipment contractors (DME MACs) for suction pumps and accompanying surgical dressings to Medicare beneficiaries: K0743 Suction pump, home model, ...
In CMS
Apr 15th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a number of changes to HCPCS Level II codes effective at the end of the second quarter (July 1). Changes include new codes for oxygen, wound care, headaches, and other new initiatives. July 1 HCPCS Changes Announced was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...