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Mar 4th, 2019
Be sure you are familiar with the identifier codes of drugs and vaccines, and their rules, when billing drug products. The National Drug Code (NDC) number is a universal product identifier for drugs used in the United States. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has required NDC numbers to be reported when submitting ...
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Jan 3rd, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the January 2011 Average Sales Price (ASP) and Not Otherwise Classified (NOC) pricing files and crosswalks as well as updated pricing files for October 2010 and July 2010. Download January 2011 ASP Files was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
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Dec 22nd, 2010
By Melissa Brown, CPC, CPC-I, CFPC — Jacksonville, FL As codes change for 2011 next week, make sure you actively look for changes related to quantities in the codes. HCPCS Level II drug codes are particularly ripe for error if you aren’t checking carefully. Some simple checks will help improve billing for quantity-based codes. Check ...
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Sep 10th, 2010
Although Fluzone® high-dose influenza virus vaccine, CPT® code 90662 Influenza virus vaccine split virus, preservative free, enhanced immunogenicity via increased antigen content for intramuscular use, was included in the Average Sales Price (ASP) National Drug Code (NDC)-HCPCS Crosswalk, a national payment will not be published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) until later ...