Jun 1st, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised the National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Extracorporeal Photopheresis (110.4) to add coverage for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) following lung allograft transplantation. Medicare coverage is effective for services rendered on or after April 30, 2012 when provided under a clinical research study a...
Oct 1st, 2011
Keep safe by using coverage analysis as a good risk management strategy. By Duwayne Barrett, MBA, RPSGT, CPC-P Clinical trials are an end stage in the lengthy research process of finding better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Like all health care services, however, clinical trials (ICD-9-CM code V70.7 Examination of participant in clinical ...