Spotlight on Low Osmolar Contrast Material (LOCM) for 2006
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Craneware Insights Articles communicate important regulatory changes to Medicare Outpatient billing, Chargemaster (CDM) and coding compliance. Craneware analyzes Transmittals and bulletins from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other organizations such as Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and emails Insights Articles in a focused manner to alert customers to pertinent regulatory changes.
Regulatory News Topic
In the 2006 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, CMS has activated Q-codes Q9945 through Q9951 and discontinued the use of HCPCS codes A4644 through A4646 for billing LOCM products.
Date of Insight Article
Saturday, March 12, 2005
What you need to know and action needed
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