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Pass-Through Payment Status and New Technology Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC)

Please note that the application deadline of December 1, 2014 for Transitional Pass-Through Payment applications for devices, which includes implantable biologicals and skin substitutes and for drugs, biologicals and radiopharmaceuticals, will be extended until January 15, 2015.  This one-time extension is due to programmatic changes involving skin substitutes in the CY 2015 OPPS/ASC Final Rule (79 FR, 66885).  The application deadline of December 1, 2014 will not change for new technology APC applications.

This page contains the process and information required to apply for transitional pass-through payment status for drugs and biologicals, or for assignment and payment for new pass-through device categories.