Industry News, March 2020

The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of March is provided on the following pages.  In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided.  Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies, LLC. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit The Centers for …

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Industry News, December 2019

Changes to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rates On Friday December 20, 2019 the President singed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 (FCAA), which per some of the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) updates the CY 2020 MPFS rates. As of this date CMS has not issued any correction notice to the MPFS rates; however, review …

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Industry News, October 2019

Changes to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rates The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of October is provided on the following pages. In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided. Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies Inc. …

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Industry News, March 2019

CMS Revises Billing for E/M with Superficial Treatment Delivery CMS reissued and revised MM11137 on March 27, 2019, this was originally released on February 22, 2019, to be implemented on March 25, 2019 and retroactive to January 1, 2019.  The transmittal from CMS has revised billing for superficial radiation therapy and the most current revision …

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February 2019 Radiation Oncology News

CMS Revises Billing for E/M with Superficial Treatment Delivery CMS released MM11137 on February 22, 2019, to be implemented on March 25, 2019 and retroactive to January 1, 2019 CMS has revised billing for superficial radiation therapy. Physicians will now be able to bill an established patient evaluation and management (E/M) visit (99211, 99212 or 99213) …

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Industry News, January 2019

Palmetto GBA Fee Change for CPT® Code 77371 Palmetto GBA (MAC for AL, GA, TN, NC, SC, VA and WV) conducted a contractor price review of CPT® code 77371, Radiation treatment delivery, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), complete course of treatment of cranial lesion(s) consisting of 1 session; multi-source Cobalt 60 based.  Contractor pricing applies for services …

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