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2015

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Modified: 12/31/2015
This edition includes the 2016 therapy cap for physical therapy and speech-language pathology combined as well as occupational therapy.
Modified: 12/2/2015
This edition includes information about change request 9246, which allows coverage for lung cancer screening. In addition, information is included about the Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) enhancement, effective April 1, 2016.
Modified: 11/3/2015
This edition includes information on the October update of the ambulatory payment system and the 2016 health professional shortage area (HPSA) bonus payments.
Modified: 9/28/2015
This edition includes information on the mandated increase to the tax levy from 30 to 100 percent and the elimination of the two-year renewal for opt-out providers.
Modified: 8/25/2015
This edition includes information on revisions regarding “outpatient hospital” place of service and the October 2015 update to the Medicare physician fee schedule database.
Modified: 7/28/2015
This edition includes the latest information on ICD-10 implementation and update to the prompt payment interest rate.
Modified: 6/24/2015
This edition includes the latest information on ICD-10 testing and implementation, which includes a user's experience in using First Coast's tools in preparation.
Modified: 5/29/2015
This edition includes information on new enrollment forms CMS-855C and CMS-855POH and implementation of new local coverage determinations.
Modified: 4/27/2015
This edition includes the latest information regarding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization ACT, which averted the negative 21 percent update. Furthermore, it allows 0.5 percent update starting in July.
Modified: 4/9/2015
Page 12 was revised April 9 correcting information in green breakout box. This edition includes an extension of the mandatory payment adjustment of 2 percent for Medicare fee-for-service claims.
Modified: 2/24/2015
This edition includes local coverage determinations (LCDs) that are impacted by the new modifiers established to define subsets of the 59 modifier.
Modified: 2/6/2015
This edition includes the 2015 jurisdiction list for durable medical equipment and the latest prompt payment interest rate revision.
Modified: 1/12/2015
This edition includes provider enrollment requirements for writing prescriptions for Medicare Part D drugs and the latest information on the ICD-10 testing approach.
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