TITLE

CMS rule issued regarding coverage determinations

AUTHOR(S)
Lerner, Rachel E.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;4/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which governs how and for what services physicians and beneficiaries may request prior coverage determinations from Medicare contractors. The rule is set to take effect on March 24, 2008. Some of the physician services covered by Medicare include the list of the most expensive physicians' services and the CMS national list of plastic and dental surgeries. It relates the documentation that the CMS may require for prior coverage requests.
ACCESSION #
31655443

 

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