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Transmittal #
R110CP
Subject
New Requirements for payment of drugs furnished in independent dialysis facilities and paid outside of the composite rate for dates of service (DOS) starting on January 1, 2004. Drugs furnished in this setting will be paid at the lower of billed charges or 95 percent Average Wholesale Price (AWP) for the calendar year 2004. These changes have been established with the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003, PL 108-173.
Implementation Date
03/29/2004
CR #
3078
Publication #
100-04
MM Article #
MM3078
MM Article Release Date
03/05/2004
MM Article Revised Date
N/A
Related CR Release Date
02/27/2004
Related CR Effective Date
01/01/2004
Job Aid #
N/A