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Publications B

Publication Year: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997

Upcoming Publication Dates

  May -- June 8
  June -- July 9
  July -- August 7
  August -- August 31
  September -- October 5
Modified: 6/8/2018
This edition includes information regarding updates to the drug and biological codes and the clinical laboratory fee schedule. Also included is the new MCR e-filing (MCReF) system available for electronic transmission of cost reports.
Modified: 4/30/2018
This edition includes information regarding how to properly bill for specimen validity testing done in conjunction with drug testing. Also, included is information regarding ordering and providing durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) to your patients.
Modified: 4/6/2018
This edition includes information regarding the April update to the ambulatory surgical center payment system and Medicare physician fee schedule database. Also, included is information regarding a supplementary guide for the form CMS-855O.
Modified: 2/28/2018
This edition includes information regarding editing suspended in change request 9911 being reinstated, which reestablishes all CR 9911 changes to the MSN by including QMB messages and reflecting $0 cost-sharing liability for the period beneficiaries are enrolled in QMB.
Modified: 2/2/2018
This edition includes the latest update to the ASC payment system and a summary of policies related to the 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule and announces the telehealth originating site facility fee payment amount.
Modified: 1/10/2018
This edition includes information on 2018 deductible, coinsurance, and premium rates and an FAQ regarding appeal of issues related to natural disasters.
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