2009 OPPS Final Rule: Changes to Skin Substitute Product HCPCS Codes–Update 5
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Regulatory News Topic
The 2009 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule was put on public display on October 30, 2008. The final rule with comment will appear in the November 18 Federal Register. This is the fifth in a series of articles that will summarize some of the coding and billing changes for 2009. This article highlights the final 2009 changes for skin substitute products.
Date of Insight Article
Thursday, September 11, 2008
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