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Feb 15th, 2019
Code changes for the April update to the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) are effective for dates of service on and after Jan. 1, 2019. Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) will not search their files to retract payment for claims already paid or to retroactively pay claims. To ensure proper claims payment, providers will ...
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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 ...
Apr 24th, 2014
The April update to the 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) implements descriptor corrections for HCPCS Level II codes G0416-G0419; relative value unit (RVU) changes for CPT® code 77293; one new HCPCS Level II code for documentation of the medical indication for reasons of elective delivery or early induction of pregnancy; and indicator corrections ...
In Billing
Aug 31st, 2011
Effective Oct. 3, Medicare contractors will implement an updated Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB), which will remain in effect until Jan. 1, 2012, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Just under 50 codes will receive payment indicator changes in various categories, but no codes are being added or deleted for the ...
In Billing
Feb 11th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released, Feb. 4, the April update to the 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB). Changes to payment files include revised payment indicators and practice expense relative-value units (PE RVUs). A handful of procedure and supply codes were added or deleted, as well. April Update to 2011 ...