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Medicare Bulletin – May 2015 – CGS

Oct 1, 2015 … payment through March 31, 2016. Claims for ….. Medicare “National Coverage
Determinations Manual” or the NCD Manual. Providers and their.

Spring 2015 Part A Communique – WPS

Jun 1, 2015 … Medicare Claims Processing Manual – Chapter 15, Section 40,. Ambulance …
National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Single Chamber and Dual Chamber
…… required beginning on January 1, 2016. The modifier should …

Communiqué – WPS

Dec 1, 2015 … 100-03, NCD Manual, Chapter 1, Part 1,. Section 50.1 Speech … January 2016
Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare. Part B Drug …

October 2015 Medicare A Newsline – Cahaba Government Benefit …

Oct 27, 2015 … Annual Clotting Factor Furnishing Fee Update 2016…… 40. October ….. 100-03,
Medicare NCD Manual, Chapter 1, Section 210.3,. Colorectal …

September 2015 Medicare B Connection – First Coast Service …

Sep 2, 2015 … 2015-2016 influenza resources . … apply for the effective dates of August 1, 2015
-July 31, 2016: … Updated 'NCD Manual' for speech.

February 2015 J11 Part A Medicare Advisory – Palmetto GBA

Feb 16, 2015 … 2015 Update of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 13 – Rural Health.
Clinic (RHC) and ….. January 1, 2016. Office closed/New …

2016 CRCP Manual Updates – American Association of Healthcare …

CRCP Exam Study Manual. Update for … to the 2016 version of the manual. This
does ….. not mentioned at all in an NCD or in a Medicare manual, it is up to the.

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Section: Medicare Manual – Surgery. Approval Date: December 2015 …
Published Date: 01/01/2016 … NCD, LCD, or other coverage guideline, CMS
guidelines.

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Nov 13, 2015 … unfamiliar with a description of our Medicare manuals should view the ….
National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Screening for Colorectal …. 2016
Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System.

National Medical Policy – Health Net

(NCD). Speech Pathology Services for the Treatment of. Dysphagia (170.3): …
Medicare NCDs and National Coverage Manuals apply to ALL Medicare
members …. For plan years commencing on or after January 1, 2016, “habilitative
services …

MEDICARE POLICY TEMPLATE 2015 – HealthPartners

Medicare – Effective January 1, 2016 … National Coverage Determination. (NCD)
. NA. National Coverage Manual. Citation … Medicare Benefit Policy Manual.

POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL – Meridian Health Plan

Jun 26, 2015 … POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL … Next Review Date: 06/2016 … Medicare
/All States: As per NCD 230.16, the use of Spinal Cord …

Current Procedural Coding Expert – OptumCoding

2016. Current Procedural. Coding Expert ….. Pub. 100-3. Medicare National
Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual. Pub. 100-4. Medicare Claims
Processing …

POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL – Meridian Health Plan

POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL … Next Review Date: 03/2016 …. http://
www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ASCPayment/.

Medicare Coverage of Enteral Nutrition Therapy – Nestlé Health …

Medicare National Coverage Determination Manual……………….. 16 …. An
example of a current DME MAC's LCD and policy article is included in the …. After
Round 2, but before 2016, competitively bid rates would need to be implemented
 …

Clinical & Compliance Bulletin 2014 – Evergreen Rehab

Apr 1, 2014 … Medicare patients and that due to the potential for non- coverage, Local … It is
important to remember that per NCD 270.1, electrical … RAI manual Page O-25
states “Only skilled therapy time …. Not later than October 1, 2016,.

Medicare C/D Medical Coverage Policy Ventricular Assist Device …

Nov 23, 2004 … Next Review: April, 2016. DESCRIPTION OF … General coverage guidelines
included in original Medicare manuals unless superseded by … a clinical trial
defined under section 310.1 of the NCD. (In this case, refer to the.

Outpatient PPS-ASC Proposed Rule for CY 2016 – American …

Aug 27, 2015 … appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
… administrative and operational burden, including requiring the manual review
and handling of …. In the CY 2016 proposed rule, CMS proposes several
significant …… a national coverage determination (NCD) on Feb. 5.

AAMC Comments on CY 2014 PFS Proposed Rule

Sep 6, 2013 … Agency) Proposed Rule entitled Medicare Program; Revisions to … At the same
time, up to six percent of a practice's 2016 …… with those already in existence in
the National Coverage Decision (NCD), Manual Section 310.1.

Medicare Program Integrity Manual Chapter 3 – Verifying … – Sps

3.4.1.1 – Linking LCD and NCD ID Numbers to Edits. 3.4.1.2 – Not … The
Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) shall analyze claims to determine
provider …… FY 2016. FY 2015 and beyond. Documentation sent via mail, fax,.
CD/DVD.

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Resource Library – TriZetto Provider Solutions

​Medical practices hailed the CMS/AMA news that CMS would not deny services
solely because they were submitted with unspecified ICD-10 codes. But, that …

March 2011 Medicare B Update! – First Coast Service Options, Inc.

Mar 3, 2011 … Corrections to skilled nursing facility consolidated billing codes. Services … April
update 2011 Medicare physician fee schedule database. This article …. 2011 AIF
and productivity adjustment . …… payment for primary care services furnished on
or after January 1, 2011, and before January 1, 2016, by a.

Resource Library – TriZetto Provider Solutions

​Medical practices hailed the CMS/AMA news that CMS would not deny services
solely because they were submitted with unspecified ICD-10 codes. But, that …

March 2011 Medicare B Update! – First Coast Service Options, Inc.

Mar 3, 2011 … Corrections to skilled nursing facility consolidated billing codes. Services … April
update 2011 Medicare physician fee schedule database. This article …. 2011 AIF
and productivity adjustment . …… payment for primary care services furnished on
or after January 1, 2011, and before January 1, 2016, by a.

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For 2015-2016 Aetna and Coventry Individual Medicare products (MA/MAPD,
PDP). Release date: July … portfolio of high-quality, affordable Medicare
Advantage and Part D health plans. Coventry Health …. Scope of Appointment
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September 2015 Network Bulletin – UnitedHealthcareOnline.com

Sep 1, 2015 … 2016 Medicare Advantage Service Area … UnitedHealthcare Wins Group
Medicare … eligibility, determine claim status, submit claims reconsideration …
UnitedHealthcare Synagis Enrollment Form: Season ….. North Carolina.

January 2015 Medicare Advisory for J11 Part B – Palmetto GBA

Jan 1, 2015 … The J11 Part B Medicare Advisory contains coverage, billing and other
information for Jurisdiction 11 Part B. This …. January 1, 2016.

April 2015 Medicare Advisory for J11 Part B – Palmetto GBA

Apr 1, 2015 … The J11 Part B Medicare Advisory contains coverage, billing and ….. Do use the
Redetermination Request forms available on our website www.palmettogba.com/
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The Senior Voice – Council on Aging in Union County

1401 Skyway Drive PO Box 185 Monroe NC 28111 … As a Medicare beneficiary,
you may receive information regarding your prescription drug plan … Subsidy (
LIS) recipients may receive a redetermination letter and application. … We
suggest that you compare your current plan with the plans available for 2016 to
make.

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ICD-10 David Werfel Medicare Update – Texas Ambulance Association

Oct 3, 2015 … REQUIRE NPI ON PCS FORMS AND. NON-EMERGENCY … MEDICARE
AMBULANCE ACCESS, FRAUD PREVENTION,. AND REFORM ACT … 2016
INFLATION UPDATE. • PRELIMINARY … 1/1/16 – DC, DE, MD, NC, VA, AND. WV
. – 1/1/17 …. PROCESSED 2.9 MILLION REDETERMINATIONS IN. 2012.

Medicaid Enrollment & Spending Growth: FY 2015 & 2016

Oct 2, 2015 … For FY 2015 and FY 2016, a number of Medicaid directors reported savings in
areas …. Historic Medicaid spending growth rates are derived from KCMU
Analysis of CMS Form 64 Data. …. redeterminations reported that enrollment …..
NC. MO. MS. MN. MI. KY. IA. IN. IL. GA. FL. AL. VT. PA. NY. NJ. NH. MA.

ProviderOne Billing and Resource Guide – Wa – Health Care Authority

January 1, 2016. ProviderOne …. How is Washington Apple Health different from
Medicare? …… Appendix K: Completing the 2012 ADA Dental claim form .

Medicaid and Financing Health Care for Individuals Involved with …

in North Carolina and Colorado, are discussed in more … Medicaid
redetermination—Federal policy requires that an individual's … will equal 100
percent for the years 2014-2016, and …… Letter on Medicaid Eligibility of Inmates
in the New.

here – Society of Nuclear Medicine

Jul 1, 2013 … payment rates for Medicare services paid under the OPPS and those paid …..
Form, Manner, and Timing of Data Submitted for the Hospital OQR Program a. …
Proposed Requirements for the CY 2016 Payment Determination and … ASCQR
Program Reconsideration Procedures for the CY 2014 Payment.

PROVIDER IN-SERVICE MEDICARE-MEDICAID PLAN (MMP) – Cigna

Mar 1, 2015 … Cigna-HealthSpring currently owns and operates Medicare … Maryland,
Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, …
Welcome letter 90 days prior to the enrollment date ….. Claims Reconsideration.

Medical Management Regulatory Update – AIG

Jun 2, 2015 … Modify physician reporting regulations and forms to be consistent with the … Fee
Schedule (“OMFS”) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment …. decision
after reconsideration, which held that: … .gov/pacific/sites/default/files/
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November 2012 Level One Exchange Establishment Cooperative …

The North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) issued an RFP in
November of … NCHBE is expected to reach roughly 700,000 in 2014, and
900,000 by 2016, … The Milliman, Inc. Exchange Study projections have helped
form North … a) Enables the State to make its own eligibility determinations for
Medicaid and …

State Contracting with Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special …

States with no plans to develop Medicaid MLTSS programs, or with few or no ….
federal contract year begins (by July 1, 2015 for calendar year 2016, for example)
. ….. If states have advance notice of these changes, they can work with CMS and
….. Florida requires D-SNPs to facilitate Medicaid eligibility redeterminations for …..

Professional Provider Office Manual – BCBSLA – Blue Cross and …

provider agreement(s) along with your manual for your reference. Updated office
… Medicare Advantage Members from Other Blue Plans. 31. Section 3: …..
January 2016, our HMO Louisiana service expanded to be a statewide …..
accepted. The Electronic Reconsideration Form will only be available to
providers during the.

Sonora Quest Labs Starts Direct Access Testing Program

Sep 9, 2015 … On August 31, 2015, CMS submitted its Medicare clinical diagnostic labo- ….. 1,
2016, the coalition is recommending that the agency move forward … The list of
new codes and codes up for reconsideration on the CLFS are available …. Blue
Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, told wral.com, adding that her …

2014–2015 ASHA Advocacy Report – American Speech-Language …

soliciting ASHA members' input for the development of the 2016 Public Policy
Agenda. By …. (1) extend the Medicare therapy caps exceptions process ….
strong agreement in ranking the importance of the …. ASHA requested the
reconsideration to (1) ensure …… In North Carolina (NC) Board of Dental
Examiners v. Federal …

For health care professionals – Mercy Provider Network

Jul 1, 2015 … 2016 Cigna Care Designation, and physician quality … Arizona Medicare
Advantage Prescription Drug plans: Where to send appeals. 14.

Addressing the 'Biggest Threat' To Physical Therapy – American …

Sep 5, 2014 … "Why is there so much focus on physical therapy in Medicare's program ….
rehabilitation) CPT code set, it is on a track to take effect no later than January 1,
2016. … Knowingly altering claims forms and/or receipts to receive a higher … of
redetermination, reconsideration, and, finally, a hearing before a…

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Aug 14, 2015 … CPT and ICD Coding for the Ob/Gyn Practice … Key Modifiers for Appropriate
Reimbursement … members are required to disclose any such information to
participants. … Wilmington, NC …. Medicare Fee Schedule-2016 …… CPT
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Aug 14, 2015 … CPT and ICD Coding for the Ob/Gyn Practice … Key Modifiers for Appropriate
Reimbursement … members are required to disclose any such information to
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Sep 24, 2013 … Electrical Nerve Stimulators and Novitas Solutions Local Coverage … Refer to
FEP Medical Policy Manual MP-7.01.25 Spinal Cord Stimulation. ….. patients,
and the expected date of study completion is April 2016. ….. Centers for Medicare
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Invasive treatment for cervicogenic headache and … – Keystone First

Sep 2, 2002 … February 2016 … clinical policies to assist with making coverage determinations.
…. transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and manual therapy, such
… UK National Health Services Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. … The
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. …. Stimulators (160.7).

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Sep 24, 2013 … Electrical Nerve Stimulators and Novitas Solutions Local Coverage … Refer to
FEP Medical Policy Manual MP-7.01.25 Spinal Cord Stimulation. ….. patients,
and the expected date of study completion is April 2016. ….. Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS). National Coverage Determination for.

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Sep 2, 2002 … February 2016 … clinical policies to assist with making coverage determinations.
…. transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and manual therapy, such
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Nebraska Medicaid EHR Incentive Program – Frequently Asked …

programs under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to
provide incentive payments …. Vendor name and contact information … 2016:
New providers who have never received an incentive payment will attest to 90-
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Medicare & You 2016, Large Print English edition – Medicare.gov

Oct 1, 2015 … Large Print Edition. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Medicare & You.
2016 … and look for the helpful contacts on pages 29 – 33 if you still need … your
care and can give your health care providers a more complete …

bridging the gap 2016 – Arkansas Insurance Department – State of …

Dec 18, 2015 … the Arkansas Insurance Department for sale in 2016. Inclusion of … use a
preferred/network provider for non-emergency services. Medicare …

Choosing a Medigap Policy: – Medicare.gov

Developed jointly by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and
the National ….. require you to see certain providers and may cost less than other
plans. …… 4 How to contact the insurance companies that sell Medigap policies
in.

Iowa & Nebraska HMO and PPO Enrollment Form – Health Alliance …

Nebraska and Iowa HMO and PPO Plans. January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016
. Toll-free 1-877-933-8454. TTY/TDD 711. HealthAllianceMedicare.org.

Standard Evidence of Coverage (EOC) (2016) – MedicareBlue Rx

and Blue Shield of Montana,* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska,*. Blue
Cross Blue … 2016 Evidence of Coverage for MedicareBlue Rx Standard. Table
of Contents ….. contact Customer Service (phone numbers are printed on the
back …

2016 NPA Premier ANOC – MedicareBlue Rx

Customer Service if you need plan information in another format or language. …
Blue Shield of Nebraska,* Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota,* Wellmark
Blue … MedicareBlue Rx Premier (PDP) Annual Notice of Changes for 2016 ….. o
– or – Contact Medicare, at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours a.

2016 UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (PPO) – CalPERS

Jan 1, 2015 … contact our Customer Service number at 1-888-867-5581, TTY: 711, …. 2016
Evidence of Coverage for UnitedHealthcare® Group Medicare …… Nebraska –
Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

QRURs – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

(MAC) can e-mail QRURs to the physician's points of contact. We seek … 2016. •
In 2016 the HHS Secretary will continue his/her efforts to apply the Value-based
Payment Modifier …. Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska in 2010) Receive a QRUR?

tan – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This notice lets people know what their plan's premium will be in 2016 and
explains that they'll … People should visit Medicare.gov/contacts, read the. “
Medicare … You may want to compare the costs, coverage, and customer service
ratings of other. Medicare …… Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota & Wyoming
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Medicaid and Medicare DSH – America's Essential Hospitals

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MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SDTN
TX … -$6,000. -$5,000. -$4,000. -$3,000. -$2,000. -$1,000. $0. 2014. 2015. 2016.

2015 Instructions for Form 943 – Internal Revenue Service

Sep 30, 2015 … 2016 will be discussed in the December 2015 revision of. Pub. 51. …. such as a
payroll service provider or reporting agent, visit. IRS.gov … Telephone help. ….
Medicare Tax withholding (line 6) on Form 943, and … Nebraska.

Evidence of Coverage – UnitedHealthcare Group Retiree

Jan 1, 2015 … contact our Customer Service number at 1-888-867-5581, TTY: 711, …. 2016
Evidence of Coverage for UnitedHealthcare® Group Medicare …… Nebraska –
Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

CMS Payment Policies (By State) – IAC

contact the insurance carriers in their area for the most accurate and current
information to … Medicare communicates vascular testing payment policy
primarily through …. a. performed by a physician who is competent in diagnostic
vascular studies or ….. For these states the requirement will take effect January 1,
2016.

Policies and Forms – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

Policies and Pre-Authorization Forms For Providers. … Contacts for Providers …
The Open Enrollment Period occurs November 1, 2015 through January 31,
2016. … Buy a Plan · Medicare · Explore Plans · Find a Doctor · Resources … and
Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer certain products and services under the…

sent a letter – Committee on Ways and Means

Jul 29, 2015 … ADRIAN SMITH, NEBRASKA … Department of Health and Human Services …
traditional Medicare payments to quality or value by 2016 and 90 percent by …
offers providers and beneficiaries a better path forward than what is …

Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska under the … – State Refor(u)

Aug 3, 2012 … The estimated number of new Medicaid enrollees in Nebraska under the … With
the Medicaid expansion, health care providers would save at least $163 …. 2016.
2017. 2018. 2019. 2020. Cost per Person $385.18 $396.10 $407.33 …. dual
eligible savings (Medicare/Medicaid), re- …. Contact Information.

2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey (PDF) – Segal Company

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan …
Medicare. Supplemental. (Medigap). 2015. 2016. Projected Prescription Drug …
services, but does not necessarily represent the provider's entire fee for the
service. ….. For assistance with health care cost-management strategies, contact
your …

January 2014 3rd Party Newsletter – Nebraska Optometric Association

Jan 1, 2014 … 2016 penalties will be based on 2013 and 2014 PQRS reporting, respectively. …
measures related to services that they believe all health care … CMS 2014 PQRS
Resources: found at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality- …. that help providers
to understand the organization and content of ICD-10 codes.

2016 Health Plan ANNUAL Notice Packet FINAL – Human Resources

Aug 10, 2015 … Notice of Right to Designate Primary Care Provider and of No Obligation … For
more information you should contact Medicare at the telephone …

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FY2016 Hospital Inpatient Final Rule (IPPS) – Boston Scientific

CMS will increase FY2016 payment rates by 0.9% for hospitals that … new
measures add to the existing list of cardiovascular related measures, which
include: … no impact on the National Coverage Determination (NCD) which is
evaluated.

Final Rule – U.S. Government Printing Office

Nov 16, 2015 … Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee.
Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016; Final Rule … a list of
provisions open for comment.) ….. NCD National coverage determination.

Spring 2015 Part A Communique – WPS

Jun 1, 2015 … Medicare Claims Processing Manual – Chapter 15, Section 40,. Ambulance –
Medical … National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Single Chamber and
Dual Chamber ….. Updates to the skin substitute product list (Appendix P, List E).
4/1/2015. 84 ….. required beginning on January 1, 2016. The modifier …

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Section Of The Blues Provider

Medicare contract and a contract with the New Mexico Medicaid program.
Enrollment in HCSC's … Blue Cross Medicare Advantage. SM. A Section of the.
Blues Provider Reference Manual. 2016 ….. Department at the number listed on
the Contacts page. …. Clinical Trial National Coverage Determination (NCD)
defines.

Overview of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule …

Jul 8, 2015 … Part B for CY 2016, Proposed Rule, CMS-1631-P, 80 Fed. … Coverage
Determination (NCD) allowing Medicare coverage for lung cancer screening;. –
Add certain services to the list of CPT codes for which Medicare will pay …

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Nov 2, 2015 … requirements listed in the National Coverage Determination (NCD) are met. ….
which is effective for claims with 2016 dates of service.

January 2016 Medicare A Newsline – Cahaba Government Benefit …

6 days ago … The Medicare A Newsline provides information for those providers who submit
claims to Cahaba Government Benefit … Changes to the Lab NCD Edit Software
for Jan. 2016… 43. New Influenza … Payment System (PPS) For Calendar Year (
CY) 2016… 48 … Update to the List of Compendia as Authoritative.

December 2015 Part A Medicare Advisory – Palmetto GBA

Dec 10, 2015 … Update to the List of Compendia as Authoritative Sources for Use in the …
Ambulance Inflation Factor for CY 2016 and Productivity Adjustment ……………. ….
Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD).

Medicare Bulletin – July 2015 – CGS

Jul 6, 2015 … and Claims Adjustment Reason Code and Medicare …. The complete list for both
CARC and RARC from the WPC website is updated three …. 03/01/2016 …..
Some are the result of revisions required to other NCD-related CRs.

To ensure codes on this list are covered, please verify by referring to …

2016 PA LIST. * Indicates possible additional limitations beyond PA, verify on
Medicaid billing guide, LCD, NCD, Medicare benefit and claims manuals.

Sodium Hyaluronate – UnitedHealthcareOnline.com

6 days ago … Sodium Hyaluronate: Medical Policy (Effective 01/01/2016) …. The following list
of codes is provided for reference purposes only. …… Medicare does not have a
National Coverage Determination (NCD) for sodium hyaluronate.

Institutional – WPS

ABILITY | PC-ACE Release 2.9 Institutional Newsletter • January 2016. 1 …
Update to Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Premium Rates for 2016 –
Added three new Institutional claim edits to … for a list of new, deleted and
modified codes. Enclosed … CR9078 – National Coverage Determination (NCD)
for Single …

ICD-10 Transition: The Final Stretch – Quadax

Jun 30, 2015 … due to a lack of specificity required for NCD or LCD or other claim edit. … link to a
complete list of the 2016 ICD-10-CM valid codes on the CMS …

1 SGD Medicare Developments: August 2015: Frequently … – RESNA

Jul 30, 2015 … When CMS released the 2015 NCD for SGDs, it did not state an effective date for
… furnished on or after January 1, 2016. 3). What does the …

AAMC Comments on CY 2014 PFS Proposed Rule

Sep 6, 2013 … Agency) Proposed Rule entitled Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment
Policies Under the. Physician …. CMS proposes to make it mandatory in the 2016
VM. … The following is a list of principles and …… with those already in existence
in the National Coverage Decision (NCD), Manual Section 310.1.

Laboratory Compliance Notice to Physicians – Tallahassee …

Date: January 1, 2016. The Office of the … The list of tests that. Medicare has
developed specific National Coverage Determinations (NCD) can be accessed at
: …

department of health & human services – Gorman Health Group

Aug 13, 2015 … SUBJECT: Clarification of CY2016 Medicare Marketing Guidelines. The Centers
for … CMS is revising section 60.4 to clarify requirements for Plans/Part D
Sponsors that send a notice related to … For NCD changes, if Plans/Part D
Sponsors choose to … CMS is also listing exceptions to this requirement.

CMS National Provider Call – Countdown to ICD 10 – Kentucky …

Aug 27, 2015 … Verify code number in Tabular List … Complete list of ICD-10-CM valid codes and
code titles. – zipped file is called icd10cm_codes_2016.txt. • This list should …..
National Coverage Determination (NCD) / Local. Coverage …

Cardiac Rehabilitation NCD change 7-28-14 – Capital Blue Cross

Jul 28, 2014 … A list of Medicare approved ICR programs is available at: …. subjects; the
planned study completion date is March 2016. • Effects of …

Clinical Trial Billing – University of Colorado Health

Oct 8, 2015 … NIH fiscal year 2016 budget request: $31.3 billion total program … Centers for
Medicare /Medicaid Services. (CMS) … NCD renaming it the Clinical Research
Policy. …. List events from analysis of protocol by study visit include:.

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Oct 1, 2015 … What's important in 2016 (page 12) ….. Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Plan 84, 89,. 91 … Tiers (drug formulary) 18, 108, 114, 130, 154.

CIGNA-HEALTHSPRING® COMPREHENSIVE DRUG LIST

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When this drug list (formulary) refers to “we,” “us”, or “our,” it means Cigna-
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UPREHS Prime Medicare Part D Plan January 1, 2016

6 days ago … TTY/TDD users call the national number 711. • When this … UPREHS
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Florida Blue January 2016 Medication Guide

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APPROVED FORMULARY DRUG LIST – Anthem

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2015 Formulary (List of Covered Drugs) – Anthem

Standard (PDP) formulary? A formulary is a list of covered drugs selected by our
plan …. drug coverage, please call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE … Network
Pharmacy with preferred cost-sharing (30-day supply) or Mail-Order. Pharmacy**
 …

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within the United … prescriptions at pharmacies that offer preferred cost sharing.
Both plan … process, see the 2016 Formularies or contact a Medicare. Solutions
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2016 Medicare 5 Tier (Cost) – HealthPartners

Aug 19, 2015 … Freedom Group (Cost). HealthPartners. ®. Retiree National Choice (PDP). (
Collectively known as HealthPartners). 2016 Formulary …

LIST OF COVERED DRUGS (FORMULARY) for MEDICA CHOICE …

The Medica formulary is comprised of drugs that meet the medical needs of our …
preferred, or Step 1, treatments. … Please Note: If you have Medicare, please see
your Evidence of Coverage …. Formulary ID: 82151.000, Version: 1Q2016.

Plan Year 2016 Retiree Late Enrollment Guide – The State of …

Jul 1, 2015 … Summary of Benefits for Retirees with Medicare Parts A and B.. …. information
contained herein and the Plan Year 2016 Medical, Vision and ….. To view or
download the Preferred Drug List (formulary) or locate an …. The First Health
preferred provider network is the CDHP's national network for participants.

Minutes – Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan

Jun 25, 2015 … meeting. Mr. Stahl reviewed the 2016 budget projections for the plan. … medical
rates included: active 5.5 percent, non-Medicare retiree 5.5 percent, and ….
MCHCP used the National Preferred Formulary prior to 2010, then.

2016 Preferred Formulary – GlobalHealth

2016 Preferred. Formulary. Formulary Drug List. For State, Education, and …..
Pharmacology, AHFS-DI, Centers of Medicare and Medicaid, National Cancer …

concerns regarding the pharmacy benefit management industry

payments: formulary payments to obtain preferred formulary status, and …. 2016.
Annual Medicare Part D Manufacturer Rebates, Expressed as a …. A survey of
members of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) in January
.

September 2015 – Aetna

These changes to Aetna's National Precertification List (NPL) will take effect on.
January 1 ….. Starting October 1, 2015, you can view our 2016 preferred drug list
 …

Download in PDF – Managed Care

Sep 3, 2015 … because of the ACA and baby boomers aging into Medicare. e plot thickens,
though. …… national formularies for 2016—and the list of drugs and other
products … save its national preferred formulary customers about $1.3 …

MediBlue HMO Prescription Drug Benefit Chart – EmpireBlue

Apr 6, 2015 … … January 1, 2016. Your retiree drug coverage includes Medicare Part D drug
benefits and non-Medicare … 2016 Custom 10/30/60 City of New York 157802
Generic Gap … Non-Preferred Brands and Non-Formulary Drugs.

Summary of Benefits January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016 …

Things to Know About FirstMedicare Direct PPO Plus (PPO). • Monthly … You can
see the complete plan formulary (list of Part D prescription drugs) and any.

Preferred Drug List – UHCCommunityPlan.com

2016 United Healthcare Services, Inc. All rights reserved. Preferred. Drug List (
PDL) … National guidelines can be found on the Web sites listed in the Web site …

Health Insurance Companies and Plan Rates for 2016 – Covered …

Jul 27, 2015 … 2016 Covered California Health Insurance Plans. 1 … affordable for those not
covered by Medicare, employer-based health insurance, or other …. Be
accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance or URAC …
Preferred Drugs (Tier 2) …… The ability to initiate a request for non-formulary
drugs.

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Summary of 2016 Medicare Advantage Final Rate Notice and Call …

Apr 10, 2015 … Summary of 2016 Medicare Advantage Final Notice & Call Letter …. Section F.
CMS-HCC Risk Adjustment Model for CY 2016. ….. 2016 MA coding adjustment
factor was set at the statutory minimum of 5.41% (was 5.16% in 2015). ….. ICD-9
codes will be used through September 30, 2015, and ICD-10 will …

LDCT

Nov 2, 2015 … Medicare covers lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography (
LDCT) if all eligibility … N. 18/220.4/Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARCs),
Remittance Advice Remark. Codes (RARCs) …. which is effective for claims with
2016 dates of …. containing HCPCS code G0296 or G0297 when.

Final rule – s3.amazonaws.com

Nov 16, 2015 … Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the … January 1, 2016,
except the definition of “ownership or investment …. F. Productivity Adjustment for
the Ambulance, Clinical Laboratory, and DMEPOS Fee …. Throughout this final
rule with comment period, we use CPT codes and descriptions to.

MedPAC comment on CMS's proposed rule on the physician fee …

Sep 8, 2015 … CY 2016,” published in the Federal Register, vol. … evaluation and management
(E&M) codes in the fee schedule for physicians and other …

CY2016 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System … – AAMC

Aug 31, 2015 … CY 2016 OPPS Proposed Rule. • Published in … Medicare IPPS: 2 Midnights,
Short Stays, RAC Reforms. • Proposed …. Less 2 percent adjustment to correct
overestimation of …. Assigned SI “N” to describe … described by CPT codes in the
ranges of … A clinic visit HCPCS code G0463 OR a Level 4 or 5.

2016 Procedural Reimbursement Guide‐‐Select … – Boston Scientific

2016 Procedural Reimbursement Guide–Select Percutaneous Coronary
Interventions … Medicare has a list of all services (as defined by CPT/HCPCs
codes), generally non- ….. stent (See page 10 for APC Complexity Adjustment
Code Combinations) …. #N/A. $11,302. Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent with
Atherectomy. C9602.

Physician Fee Schedule – U.S. Government Printing Office

Jul 15, 2015 … Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the … Schedule and
Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016; Proposed Rule … to file code CMS–1631–
P. Because of …. N. Physician Self-Referral Updates … Terminology (CPT codes,
descriptions and …. adjustments to PFS RVUs may not cause.

October 2015 Home Health and Hospice (HHH) Medicare Advisory

Oct 13, 2015 … 2016 Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System … of
Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance Advice.

2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Audiologists – American …

Nov 10, 2015 … analysis of the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), including …. the
value of any given procedure code—for audiology codes. … CMS assessments,
revealing only small rate adjustments upwards or downwards. This is ….. N/A.
92537. TC Caloric vestibular test with recording, bilateral; bithermal.

ProviderOne Billing and Resource Guide – Wa – Health Care Authority

January 1, 2016. ProviderOne Billing and …. How is Washington Apple Health
different from Medicare? …. How to determine if the client is Medicare eligible. ….
Look up the procedure code in the appropriate Apple Health Fee Schedule . ….
ACES Program Codes . ….. Appendix N: Use the IVR to Check Claim Status .

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – McKesson

Aug 18, 2015 … Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after Jan. 1, 2016. This year …
Establishing Values for New, Revised, and Misvalued Codes. • Target for ….
practice cost index (GPCI) adjustment factor to adjust the payment for variations
in the costs of …. table in Federal Registry for CPT code description).

DME MAC Jurisdiction A Resource – September 2015 – NHIC, Corp.

Sep 16, 2015 … Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Codes (HPTCs) October 2015 Code ….
Remittance Advice Remark and Claims Adjustment Reason Code and Medicare
….. Related CR Release Date: N/A ….. You cannot use dates in 2016 or.

FY 2016 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment … – Abbott Vascular

Oct 1, 2015 … 1 Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute
… Payment Adjustment for Hospitals; Federal Register, 42 CFR Part 412. … FY
2016. The newly created MS-DRGs 268-272 distinguish types of … For detailed
code lists for each MS-DRG, refer to pages 200-251 of the FY 2016.

Chapter 6: Coding and Billing Basics – The American Academy of …

Oct 1, 2015 … diagnosis and the procedure codes based on the documentation … for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish a physician ….. medication adjustments or
other follow up visits …. Appendix N is a summary of re-sequenced CPT codes …
of care by January 2016, these codes will be deleted. Monetary …

Summary of the Proposed CY2016 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Rule

Jul 8, 2015 … Payment Rule Brief — Calendar Year 2016 Proposed Rule. Overview. The
proposed calendar year (CY) 2016 payment rule for the Medicare Outpatient
Prospective … Cancer Hospital Payment Adjustment and Budget Neutrality Effect
(FR … As required by law, CMS must review and revise the APC relative …

Issue Brief

Feb 23, 2015 … due to coding, CMS says the expected revenue … CY 2016 to the Medicare Part
D benefit parameters for the defined standard benefit. Attachment V presents the
preliminary risk adjustment factors. … explanations of law. … rate set under
section 1853(n)(2) of ….. and ICD-10 codes (from dates of service.

Summer 2015 – Delta Dental of Virginia

Sep 17, 2015 … New CDT Code Updates. See the insert sheet for updates to CDT codes for 2016
. … Effective January 1, 2016, if you choose to opt out of Medicare, … n
DeltaDentalVA.com …. Removable orthodontic retainer adjustment.

2015 Coding + Billing Supplement – California Academy of Family …

using the new CPT codes, it has said it will consider a change for 2016, giving
the public ample opportunity … Medicare uses another code for the reporting and
payment of these services. … Establishment or substantial revision of a
comprehensive care plan. N/A. ✓ … 2017 PQRS payment adjustments have been
finalized.

Omnibus Codes – UnitedHealthcareOnline.com

6 days ago … Omnibus Codes: Medical Policy (Effective 01/01/2016) … code to be directed to
the full coverage rationale and clinical ….. adjustment of the implantable device to
test the function ….. Yaffe M, Chan P, Goyal N et al. … The Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a National Coverage.

AANS and CNS Comment on Payment Provisions in Proposed 2016 …

Sep 8, 2015 … REGINA N. SHUPAK, Executive Director. 10 North Martingale … Medicaid
Services' (CMS) 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Notice of
Proposed. Rulemaking … Target for Relative Value Adjustment for Misvalued
Services … determiners of which code make up a family of codes. Phase-in of …

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests (NCD 210.3)

Sep 9, 2015 … Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests (NCD 210.3). Proprietary … and Medicaid
Services (CMS), or other coding guidelines. References to CPT …. CMS NCD(s) .
… CMS LCD(s) . ….. Added new CPT 81528 effective 01/01/2016.

FY 2016 Quick Reference Guide … – Boston Scientific

ICD-10 Transition: CMS has mandated that all services on or after October 1,
2015 utilize ICD-10-CM (Clinical … FY 2016 Quick Reference Guide –
Neuromodulation. ICD-9- … In absence of an LCD, Medicare contractors will
follow the NCD.

CMS and AMA to Help You Get Ready for ICD-10 – Cigna

Oct 1, 2015 … CMS released additional guidance for flexibility in the Part B … required under an
NCD or. LCD. The recent CMS guidance does not change the.

CMS Manual System

Nov 2, 2015 … requirements listed in the National Coverage Determination (NCD) are met.
EFFECTIVE … The CMS reviewed the evidence for lung cancer screening with
low dose computed tomography (LDCT) … which is effective for claims with 2016
dates of service. … (LCDs) help Medicare decide what is covered.

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Section Of The Blues Provider

Medicare contract and a contract with the New Mexico Medicaid program. … Blue
Cross Medicare Advantage. SM. A Section of the. Blues Provider Reference
Manual. 2016 ….. The following appointment availability and access guidelines
should be …… In coverage situations where there is no NCD, LCD, or guidance
on.

National Medical Policy – Health Net

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). For Medicare … If there is
no NCD, National Coverage Manual or region specific LCD/Article, follow the ….
For plan years commencing on or after January 1, 2016, “habilitative services”.

CMS/AMA Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities

Jul 27, 2015 … website at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/2016-ICD-10-CM- … lack
of specificity required for a NCD or LCD or other claim edit.

September 2015 Medicare A Connection – First Coast Service …

Sep 2, 2015 … effective dates of August 1, 2015-July 31, 2016: … CMS updates 'NCD Manual' for
speech … Zarxio™) – revision to the Part A LCD …..17.

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Tumors

Published Date: 01/01/2016. IMPORTANT REMINDER: … MEDICARE MEDICAL
POLICY CRITERIA … NCD, LCD, or other coverage guideline, CMS guidelines.

Subtalar Arthroereisis

Published Date: 01/01/2016. IMPORTANT … cases on any applicable EOC
language and any applicable CMS policy. To the … the LCD for links to prior
versions if necessary. Medical … NCD, LCD, or other coverage guideline, CMS
guidelines.

Medicare Bulletin – December 2015 – CGS

Nov 1, 2015 … Coverage, LCDs, & NCDs. MM9078: National … Determination (NCD) Edit
Software for January 2016. 20 … The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (
CMS) has notified Medicare contractors of the update to the Amount …

Cardiac Rehabilitation NCD change 7-28-14 – Capital Blue Cross

Jul 28, 2014 … Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) National Coverage ….. subjects; the
planned study completion date is March 2016. • Effects of ….. *If applicable,
please see Medicare LCD or NCD for additional covered diagnoses.

CY2016 Medicare EGWP Formulary

2016 Pharmacy Benefit Dimensions Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Part D
Formulary. Version ….. corresponding NCD/LCD if applicable or this clinical
criteria.The.

ICD-10 Transition: The Final Stretch – Quadax

Jun 30, 2015 … due to a lack of specificity required for NCD or LCD or other claim edit. … link to a
complete list of the 2016 ICD-10-CM valid codes on the CMS …

Medicare Coverage of Enteral Nutrition Therapy – Nestlé Health …

Medicaid Services (CMS), is responsible for administering the Medicare program,
and …. The Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Policy Articles define
coverage …. .asp?ncd_id=180.2&ncd_version=1&basket=ncd%3A180%2E2%
3A1%3A … After Round 2, but before 2016, competitively bid rates would need to
be.

Outpatient Procedure – Meridian Health Plan

Next Review Date: 03/2016. Review Dates: 11/19/2010; … national practice
patterns. Meridian will utilize the current CMS CY ASC List as the basis for our
initial.

Understanding Current Billing & Coding Rules & Preparing for …

Oct 1, 2015 … CMS local and national coverage determinations (LCD/NCD), the ASTRO/ACR
Guide to … Reviewing Possible & Known Changes for CY 2016.

CMS' ICD-10-CM/PCS Billing and Payment … – indianamedicaid.com

10th Edition (ICD-10) Implementation Date” located at http://www.cms.gov/
Outreach- … You should also consult the forthcoming 2015 and 2016 payment
rules for … Will the NCD/LCD conversion be completed in time for the ICD-10
October 1, …

Medicare A News July 2015 – Noridian Home

Jul 9, 2015 … Quarterly Provider Update from CMS . …. BILLING. Laboratory NCD – Software
Changes for July 2015 . ….. Draft LCD Published for Review and Comments –
Revised . ….. SNF PPS Pricer for Medicare Part A – 2016 Update .

Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm … – Gore Medical

Oct 1, 2015 … NEW for 2016 – DRG Reclassification: In response to a proposal by … PCS
codes, https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/2016-ICD- …. LCD: Local
Coverage Determination. … NCD: National Coverage Determination.