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Pub 100-20 One-Time Notification

Centers for Medicare

& Medicaid Services (CMS)

Transmittal 796

Date: October 29, 2010

 

Change Request 7142

 

 

SUBJECT: Clarification of Payment Window for Outpatient Services Treated as Inpatient Services

 

 

I. SUMMARY OF CHANGES: This Change Request shows how to implement the Preservation of Access to Care Act (PACA) Section 102. The new law makes the policy pertaining to admission-related outpatient non-diagnostic services more consistent with common hospital billing practices.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 25, 2010

IMPLEMENTATION DATE: April 4, 2011

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Complete document is found here. (PDF format, 6 pages, 96 KB)

 

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