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2018 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List –

Nov 21, 2017 This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, therapists, and other
providers, including. Comprehensive … therapy code list reflect those made in the
Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Healthcare Common. Procedure Coding System and
Current Procedural Terminology, Fourth Edition (HCPCS/CPT-. 4).

2017-2018 Influenza (Flu) Resources for Health Care … –

Sep 21, 2017 Keep this Special Edition MLN Matters® article and refer to it throughout the.
2017 – 2018 flu season. … Each year, CMS updates the Medicare Healthcare
Common Procedure Coding System. (HCPCS) and Current Procedure
Terminology (CPT) codes and payment rates for personal flu and pneumococcal

2018 Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding

Sep 8, 2017 This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, other providers, and
suppliers submitting claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs),
including Home Health & Hospice. (HH&H) MACs and Durable Medical
Equipment (DME) MACs, for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries who are
in …

Incident to –

Aug 23, 2016 Disclaimer. This article was prepared as a service to the public and is not
intended to grant rights or impose obligations. This article may contain references
or links to statutes, regulations, or other policy materials. The information
provided is only intended to be a general summary. It is not intended to take …

Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Update for Durable Medical Equipment …

Jan 5, 2018 This MLN Matters Article is intended for providers and suppliers submitting claims
to Medicare. Administrative Contractors (MACs) for Durable Medical Equipment,
Prosthetics, Orthotics, and …. No HCPCS codes will be deleted from the
DMEPOS fee schedule files effective January 1, 2018. Specific Coding …

Quarterly Update to the National Correct Coding Initiative … –

Oct 2, 2017 Version 24.0, Effective January 1, 2018. MLN Matters Number: MM10306 … This
MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, other providers, and suppliers
submitting claims to Medicare … Medical Association's Current Procedural
Terminology manual, national and local policies and edits, coding …

ICD-10 Coding Revisions to National Coverage … –

Aug 9, 2017 This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians and other providers
submitting claims to. Medicare … Revision (ICD-10) and other coding updates
specific to National Coverage Determinations. (NCDs) that … NCDs continue to
be implemented via the current, long-standing NCD process. Coding (as …

Effective January 1, 2018 – New Mexico Workers Compensation …

Please be advised that this publication contains material that is copyrighted by
the American Medical … which contains the complete and most current listing of
CPT codes and descriptive terms. CPT is a ….. defined in Chapter 7, Article 9 of
the New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978 (the “Gross Receipts and

HHS OIG Work Plan Fall 2017 – OIG .HHS .gov

Nov 15, 2016 safety of medical services—constitutes a significant portion of OIG's total funding (
approximately 78 percent in FY 2016). The remaining …. HHS programs and
operations during the current fiscal year and beyond. Specifically, this edition …..
and coding requirements for stays that resulted in outlier payments.

Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data – Agency for Healthcare …

Collection of Race/Ethnicity Data for Healthcare Quality Improvement to identify
current models for collecting and coding race, ethnicity, and language data; to
ascertain the challenges involved in obtaining these data in health care settings
…… in health care; this is reflected in the balance of articles reviewed in this

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STATE OF ALASKA DISCLAIMER. This document establishes professional
medical fee reimbursement amounts for covered services rendered to injured
employees in the State of Alaska and provides general guidelines for the
appropriate coding and administration of workers' medical claims. Generally, the
reimbursement …

Producer Price Indexes – Bureau of Labor Statistics

In February 2018, with the release of January 2018 Producer Price Index (PPI)
data, the Bureau of Labor. Statistics will update PPI value weights to more
accurately reflect recent production and marketing patterns. The updated weights
will ….. month and year in which an article describing the industry's content
appeared in …

DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAM Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget …

May 16, 2017 $115.5 million in FY 2018 to the Joint Department of Defense – Department of
Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration Fund established by section …..
Inpatient Production Target (MS-RWPs) – For the most recent reported monthly
data for FY 2016, the MHS …… CCE. Coding and Compliance Editor …

NC Medicaid Bulletin October 2017 – State of North Carolina

Oct 1, 2017 N.C. Medicaid has drafted a new medical policy outlining the requirements and
limits for drug testing for opioid treatment and chronic pain …. NDCs that should
be used for the 2017-2018 influenza season: CPT and NDC codes for the 2017-
2018 Influenza Vaccine Products. CPT Codes. NDC Codes. 90630.

2018 CPT-4/HCPCS CODE ADDITIONS Effective … – Medi-Cal

1. Effective February 1, 2018. 2018 CPT-4/HCPCS CODE ADDITIONS. Bolded
Codes. Bolded codes indicate notation of a special billing policy. Anesthesia.
00731, 00732, 00811 – 00813. Audiology …. current Risk Evaluation and
Mitigation Strategy (REMS) certification for the use of tisagenlecleucel. One of the
following …

3M All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR DRGs)

Oct 17, 2016 There are more than 50 published articles evaluating or using APR DRGs. ▫ APR
DRGs are … Seven additional steps in criteria to account for the codes used in
Admissions APR DRG classification. … Input from medical records specialists,
nursing, health services researchers and economics analysts.

Final rule – US Government Publishing Office

Nov 7, 2017 day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine
medical supply (NRS) conversion factor, effective for home health episodes of
care ending on or after January 1, 2018. This rule also: Updates the HH PPS
case-mix weights using the most current, complete data available at the.

2018 Insurance Benefits Guide – SC PEBA –

INSURANCE BENEFITS GUIDE | 2018. 3. Table of contents …… subscriber to
cover a current spouse as a dependent under his policy …. the medical
information. Additional medical documentation from the child's physician may be
required by The Standard. The Standard will provide a recommendation to PEBA;