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QPU April 2003

The Quarterly Provider Update provides a listing of Agency regulations and meeting notices. Non-regulatory changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, consisting of manual instructions, are also included in this listing.

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File Name Subject Publication/Implementation Date Quarterly Release Date
R172CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R1875A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R172CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-029 Managed Care Reasonable Charge Data Disclosure Requirements for Ambulance Services 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R38RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1806B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R1795B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1883A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R170CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R41PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1806B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R1875A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R172CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R43PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R38RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1806B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R1795B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1883A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R170CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R41PI Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-071 July Quarterly Update for 2003 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1890A3 Section 3668.3, Coverage and Billing of Sacral Nerve Stimulation 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R1887A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1887A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R1875A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-071 Updated Instruction on Receipt and Processing of Non-Covered Charges on Other Than Part A Inpatient Claims 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-cim Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-071 July Quarterly Update for 2003 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1887A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
R1875A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R172CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1802-B3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R43PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1889-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R38RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R1795B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1873-A3 Payment Change for Vaccines 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-796-HO Payment Change for Vaccines N/A 04/01/2003
R1888A3 Section 3628.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R1883A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R804HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R170CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R41PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-084 Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-056 New Waived Tests - March 21, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-021 Additional Documentation Requests (ADR) Requirements for Ordering Providers of Laboratory Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1791-B3 Section 3110, Disposition of Misdirected Claims and Section 3116, Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PEN) Claims Jurisdiction 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-011 Identifying the Primary Payer Amounts to Send to the Medicare Secondary Payer Pay Module (MSPPAY) and the Shared Systems When There Are Multiple Primary Payers on Electronic and Hardcopy Claims 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-006 April Quarterly Update for 2003 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-038 Oral Anti-Cancer Drugs 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-012 Use of the National Drug Code (NDC) for Drug Claims at the Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-021 Announcement of Medicare Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Payment Rate Increases, Clarification on Coverage and Payment of Diabetes Self-Management Training Services and Medical Nutrition Therapy Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1889-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-03-081 Data Center Testing and Production - Electronic Correspondence Referral System (ECRS) User Manual 6.0 08/04/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
R-1879-A3 Section 3628, Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services Other Than To Inpatients 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-800-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-041 National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Batch Transaction Standard 1.1 Billing Request Companion Document 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-028 Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERC) - ICD-9-CM Coding 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-024 Follow up to Implementation of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Telecommunications Standard Version 5.1 and the Equivalent Batch Standard Version 1.1 for Retail Pharmacy Drug Transactions 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-003 Section II.8, Processing Initial Denials, of the DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Implementation of Limits on Beneficiary Liability for Medical Equipment and Supplies - Change 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1804-B3 Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers 07/11/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-045 Addition of Temporary "K" Codes 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-044 Addition of Temporary "K" Codes 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-043 Addition of "K" Codes for Surgical Dressings 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-009 Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs)-New Modifier Needed to Invoke Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) Logic for Hard Copy and Electronic Claims 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-004 CWF Change for Billing for Glucose Test Strips and Supplies - Follow-up to CR 2156 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R794HO Section 415.22, Payment for Services Furnished by a CAH 04/01/2003 01/01/2003
AB-03-071 July Quarterly Update for 2003 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-045 Addition of Temporary "K" Codes 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-044 Addition of Temporary "K" Codes 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-043 Addition of "K" Codes for Surgical Dressings 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1873-A3 Payment Change for Vaccines 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-796-HO Payment Change for Vaccines N/A 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-072 Mammography Computer Aided Detection (CAD) Equipment 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
r-1888-A3 Section 3628.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-804-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-084 Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-063 Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Codes (HPTC) Crosswalk 07/25/2003 07/01/2003
A-03-071 Retroactive Correction of Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) System Report Data Related to Mammography and Outpatient Therapy Services 10/01/2003 07/01/2003
A-03-039 Clarification to Correction to Updated Instruction on Receipt and Processing of Non-Covered Charges on Other Than Part A Inpatient Claims (Transmittals A-02-071, A-02-117) - CHANGE IN EFFECTIVE AND IMPLEMENTATION DATE ONLY 10/01/2003 07/01/2003
R3OTN Payment Amount for the Influenza Virus Vaccine 10/01/2003 07/01/2003
R1OTSN Payment for Tositumomab and Iodine I-131 10/01/2003 07/01/2003
AB-03-122 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 08/11/2003 07/01/2003
AB-03-095 Remittance Advice Remark and Reason Code Update 10/01/2003 07/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1802-B3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1889-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-188-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 Provider Education: Establishing New 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-056 Payment Update for Long-term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Rate Year 2004 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-054 3-Day Payment Window Refinements Under the Short-Term Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-050 July Medicare Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version 18.2 For Bills From Hospitals That Are Not Paid Under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-029 Corrections to: Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Rates and Costs of Graduate Medical Education, etc.; as Published in the Federal Register, FY 2003 (67 FR 49982, August 1, 2002) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1888-A3 Section 3628.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1880-A3 Section 3614.2, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R-804-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
r-1879-A3 Section 3628, Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services Other Than To Inpatients 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-800-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1889-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1873-A3 Payment Change for Vaccines 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-796-HO Payment Change for Vaccines N/A 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-055 Disclosure of Information Requirements Related to Hospice Claims 07/11/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-053 Nurse Practitioner Services Under Medicare Hospice 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-68-HSP Nurse Practitioner Services Under Medicare Hospice 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-169-CIM Section 35-30.1, Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-005 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Companion Document Update for Intermediaries 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations Provisions 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-084 Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-011 Identifying the Primary Payer Amounts to Send to the Medicare Secondary Payer Pay Module (MSPPAY) and the Shared Systems When There Are Multiple Primary Payers on Electronic and Hardcopy Claims 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-043 Changes to Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Nursing and Allied Health Education Payment Policies 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-028 January Medicare Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version 18.1R1 For January Medicare Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version 18.1R1 For Bills From Hospitals That Are Not Paid Under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/15/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-028 January Medicare Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version 18.1R1 For Bills From Hospitals That Are Not Paid Under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/15/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-013 3-Day Payment Window Refinements Under the Short-Term Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-008 Clarification of 3-Day Payment Window vs. 1-Day Payment Window for Hospitals Excluded from Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-007 Payment to Hospitals and Units Excluded from the Acute Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) for Direct Graduate Medical Education (DGME) and Nursing and Allied Health (N&AH) Education for Medicare+Choice (M+C) Enrollees 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
A-03-005 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Companion Document Update for Intermediaries 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1802-B3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1890-A3 Section 3668.3, Coverage and Billing of Sacral Nerve Stimulation N/A 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1792-B3 Section 4267.1 Claims Processing Procedures for Physician/Supplier Services to HMO Members 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-047 Single Drug Pricer (SDP) Clarifications 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-042 Updated Revision to Change Request (CR) 2508, Suspension, Offset, and Recoupment of Medicare Payments to Providers and Suppliers of Services 06/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-084 Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1888-A3 Section 3628.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-804-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-072 Mammography Computer Aided Detection (CAD) Equipment 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1879-A3 Section 3628, Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services Other Than To Inpatients 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-073 Provider Education Article: Financial Limitation of Claims for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-070 Second Update to the 2003 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-043 Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management Training (DSMT) and the "Incident to" Provision 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-043 Changes to Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Nursing and Allied Health Education Payment Policies 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1789-B3 Revision to Section 3103-3110 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1880-A3 Section 3614.2, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R-801-HO Section 312, Notice to Beneficiaries 08/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-040 Clarification of Bill Types 22x and 23x Submitted by Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) N/A 04/01/2003
R-25-MCM Initial issuance of Chapter 8 of the Medicare Managed Care Manual N/A 04/01/2003
R-169-CIM Section 35-30.1, Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R-24-MCM Chapter 6, Relations With Providers N/A 04/01/2003
A-03-048 July Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version (V4.2) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-23-MCM Chapter 4, Benefits and Beneficiary Protections N/A 04/01/2003
R-22-MCM Medicare+Choice Beneficiary Grievances, Organization Determinations and Appeals 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-21-MCM Chapter 11, Contracts With Medicare+Choice Organizations 04/04/2003 04/01/2003
R-20-MCM Chapter 3, Marketing 04/04/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-072 Mammography Computer Aided Detection (CAD) Equipment 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-093 Correction: Coverage and Billing Requirements for Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Wounds 07/11/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-0010-IFC CORRECTION Civil Money Penalties: Procedures for Investigations, Imposition of Penalties, and Hearings - Correction 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-0010-IFC Civil Money Penalties: Procedures for Investigations, Imposition of Penalties, and Hearings 04/17/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-4052-N Medicare Program: Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education - May 21, 2003 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-3116-N Medicare Program; Request for Nominations for Members for the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee 05/30/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1257-N Medicare Program: Notice of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council Rechartering 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1251-N Medicare Program; Meeting of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council - May 19, 2003 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-4024-CN Medicare Program; Improvements to the Medicare+Choice Appeal and Grievance Procedures; Correction 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-4024-FC Medicare Program; Improvements to the Medicare+Choice Appeal and Grievance Procedures 04/04/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2185-N Fiscal Year 2003 Program Announcement; Availability of Funds and Notice Regarding Applications 05/29/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2179-FC Grants to States for Operation of Qualified High Risk Pools 05/02/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2132-P Medicaid Program; Provider Qualifications for Audiologists 04/02/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-4062-N Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Solicitation for Information on the Hospital CAHPS 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-005 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Companion Document Update for Intermediaries 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1474-P Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for FY 2004; Proposed Rule 05/16/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1472-F Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Long-Term Care Hospitals: Annual Payment Rate Updates and Policy Changes 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1470-CN2 Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2004 Rates; Correction 06/09/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1470-CN Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2004 Rates; Correction 06/04/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-026 April Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Specifications Version (V4.1) 04/15/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1470-P Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2004 Rates 05/19/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1243-F Medicare Program; Change in Methodology for Determining Payment for Extraordinarily High-Cost Cases (Cost Outliers) Under the Acute Care Hospital Inpatient and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment Systems 06/09/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1203-CN Medicare Program; Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2003 Rates; Correction 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2182-PN Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) for Continued Approval of Deeming Authority for Hospices 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2177-FN Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Approval of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for Deeming Authority for Hospices 05/30/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1259-N Medicare Program; Public Meeting in Calendar Year 2003 for New Clinical Laboratory Tests Payment Determinations 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1885-CN Medicare Program; Update of Ambulatory Surgical Center List of Covered Procedures Effective July 1, 2003; Final Rule Correction 05/30/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1256-N Medicare Program; Notice of Ambulance Fee Schedule in Accordance With Federal District Court Order 04/16/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-070 Second Update to the 2003 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-6002-P Medicare Program; Requirements for Establishing and Maintaining Medicare Billing Privileges 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-5003-N Medicare Program; Demonstration: End-Stage Renal Disease--Disease Management 06/04/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1910-F Rural Health Clinics: Amendments to Participation Requirements and Payment Provisions, and Establishment of a Quality Assessment and Improvement Program N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1810-FC Physicians' Referrals to Health Care Entities With Which They Have Financial Relationships - Phase II N/A 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1476-P Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2004 N/A 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-800-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1471-P Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2004 Payment Rates N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1213-P Prospective Payment System for Psychiatric Hospitals for FY 2004 N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1063-F Application of Emergency Medical and Treatment Act (EMTALA) N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1473-NC Notice with Comment Period: Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for FY 2004 N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1475-GN CMS Action on Liability Insurance Regulations N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1199-F Electronic Submission of Cost Reports N/A 04/01/2003
CMS-1469-P2 Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities--Update 06/10/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1469-P Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities--Update; Proposed Rule 05/16/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-5003-N2 Medicare Program; Extension of Date of Submissions and Informational Meeting on the Application Process for the End-Stage Renal Disease - Disease Management Demonstration 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-042 Updated Revision to Change Request (CR) 2508, Suspension, Offset, and Recoupment of Medicare Payments to Providers and Suppliers of Services 06/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-030 Provider-based Status On or After October 1, 2002 05/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1805-B3 Section 2251.3, Necessity for Treatment 07/11/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1888-A3 Section 3628.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-1888-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1880-A3 Section 3614.2, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
R-804-HO Section 437.1, Screening Pap Smears and Screening Pelvic Examinations N/A 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1809-F3 Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Physicians' Referrals to Health Care Entities With Which They Have Financial Relationships: Extension of Partial Delay of Effective Date 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-1204-CN Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2003 and Inclusion of Registered Nurses in the Personnel Provision of the Critical Access Hospital Emergency Services Requirement for Frontier Areas and Remote Locations 05/30/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-9017-N Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances-January 2003 Through March 2003 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
R-169-CIM Section 35-30.1, Stem Cell Transplantation 05/09/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2152-F Amendment to the Interim Final Regulation for Mental Health Parity 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Chapter 10, Healthcare Provider/Supplier Enrollment 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-084 Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-6012-N6 Medicare Program; Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom-Fabricated Orthotics; Meeting Announcement 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-070 Second Update to the 2003 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-073 Provider Education Article: Financial Limitation of Claims for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-4060-N Medicare Program; Town Hall Meeting on the Refinement of the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Version 3.0 05/16/2003 04/01/2003
R-170-CIM Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-41-PI Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-075 Provider Education Article: Quarterly Provider Update 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-043 Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management Training (DSMT) and the "Incident to" Provision 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
A-03-011 Changes in Payment for Certain Services Provided by Outpatient Physical Therapy (OPT) Providers Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1873-A3 Payment Change for Vaccines 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-796-HO Payment Change for Vaccines N/A 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-051 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 04/28/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-021 Additional Documentation Requests (ADR) Requirements for Ordering Providers of Laboratory Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-018 Implementation of the Financial Limitation for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-015 (PDF - 82.9 KB) Shared Systems Changes for Name Change from HCFA to CMS (MCS and CWF external changes only) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-011 Identifying the Primary Payer Amounts to Send to the Medicare Secondary Payer Pay Module (MSPPAY) and the Shared Systems When There Are Multiple Primary Payers on Electronic and Hardcopy Claims 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-048 Addition of Temporary Codes Q4052 and Q4053 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-043 Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management Training (DSMT) and the "Incident to" Provision 06/06/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-023 Correct Payment of January and February 2003 Physician Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-017 Add-On-Codes for Anesthesia 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-018 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.2, Effective July 1, 2003 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-011 Correct Payment of January and February 2003 Physician Services 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-051 July 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-043 Changes to Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Nursing and Allied Health Education Payment Policies 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-027 Updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Requirements for Provider Education and Training 04/25/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1802-B3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1792-B3 Section 4267.1 Claims Processing Procedures for Physician/Supplier Services to HMO Members 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1789-B3 Revision to Section 3103-3110 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1889-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-168-CIM Section 50-42, Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service Limitations 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
B-03-046 Provider Education: Establishing New Requirements for ICD-9-CM Coding on Claims Submitted to Medicare Carriers - Increased Role for Physicians/Practitioners 06/24/2003 04/01/2003
R-38-RHC Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1795-B3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography Coverage Summary 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1883-A3 Magnetic Resonance Angiography 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
A-03-020 April 2003 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 04/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
R-172-CIM Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
R-1875-A3 UB-92 HCFA-1450 Coding Updates 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-43-PI Chapter 9, MR Information Reported Electronically 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-085 Beneficiary Notice of Implementation of Outpatient Therapy Service LimitationsProvisions 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-078 Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Contractor Guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule Business Associate Provisions 05/31/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-069 Clarification of the Criteria for a Valid Written Statement of Intent (SOI) To File a Medicare Claim 05/23/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-047 Single Drug Pricer (SDP) Clarifications 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-042 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 04/18/2003 04/01/2003
AB-03-036 270/271 Implementation and Direct Date Entry (DDE) Eligibility 07/01/2003 04/01/2003
R-1887-A3 Clarification of Medicare Intermediary Manual Instructions Requiring Timely Filing of Medicare Claims 06/13/2003 04/01/2003
CMS-2152-IFC Amendment to the Interim Final Regulation for Mental Health Parity 06/27/2003 04/01/2003
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