Regulatory Information Center Updates: April 16, 2024

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CMS Center/Transmittals

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New Physician Specialty Code for Epileptologists


To update the Medicare Payment Rates for routine SNF-type services by swing-bed hospitals during calendar year 2024. These rates should be used to carve out swing-bed costs on the hospital cost report. R496PR1
April Quarterly Update for 2024 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule R12584CP
Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) - Delete Obsolete Reason Codes - Part 4 R12579OTN
Revisions to the State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix B – Home Health Agencies R219SOMA
Federal Register/Notice Document #
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request 2024-08011
Medicare Program; Meeting Announcement for the Medicare Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests, July 25-26, 2024 2024-08008
Public Meeting on June 25, 2024 Regarding New and Reconsidered Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Codes for the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2025 2024-08005
Medicare Program; Application by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for Continued CMS Approval of Its Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) Accreditation Program 2024-07884
Federal Register/Rule Document #

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2025; Updating Section 1332 Waiver Public Notice Procedures; Medicaid; Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program; and Basic Health Program