COVID Vaccines and MMA COVID-19 Infusion Program

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Medicare Part B Payment for COVID-19 Vaccines and Certain Monoclonal Antibodies during the Public Health Emergency are found at CMS in the drug pricing section. We link to it below.  CMS has released a set of toolkits for providers, states and insurers to help the health care system prepare and assist in swiftly administering these products once […]

Modifier CR and DR during COVID-19

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Clarification on the DR (disaster related) and CR (catastrophe/disaster related) modifiers was issued by CMS on June 1, 2020 in this document.  The clarifications are the only changes made to this guidance.

IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule FY2021

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On May 11, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that focuses the agency’s efforts on a singular objective: transforming the healthcare delivery system through competition and innovation to provide patients with better value and results. The proposed rule would update Medicare payment policies for hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective […]

COVID-19 New ICD-10-CM Code

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UPDATE: March 26, 2020 CMS has launched www.coronavirus.gov for information on COVID-19 Additional guidance may be found on the Current Emergencies page UPDATE: March 18, 2020 The CDC has announced that the effective date for this new code is April 1, 2020. Read the announcement here Responding to the public health emergency of the 2019 […]