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QPU October 2002

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
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-048 Reasonable Charge Data Disclosure Requirements for Ambulance Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-117 Transition Schedule for Implementation of the Ambulance Fee Schedule 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-173 Ambulance Fee Schedule Updates for 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
R1776B3 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-075 Admitting Diagnosis for Observation Services for the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-106 Provider Education Article: Hospitals' Responsibilities Re: Patient Notification at Discharge Planning and Home Health Consolidated Billing 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-170 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) HCPC Code Additions and Deletions 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1220-N Medicare Program; Fee Schedule for Payment of Ambulance Services--Update for CY 2003 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2141-FN Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Approval of the American Osteopathic Association for Deeming Authority for Ambulatory Surgical Centers 11/01/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2155-FN Medicare and Medicaid Program; Approval of Application for Deeming Authority for Ambulatory Surgical Centers by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1885-FC Update of the List of Covered Procedures for Ambulatory Surgical Centers Effective January 1, 2003 N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-3047-F Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities N/A 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-087 Delay in Enforcement of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-110 Implementation of National Coverage Determinations Regarding Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-134 Questions and Answers Related to Implementation of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-142 Remittance Advice Coding Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-154 New Waived Tests - September 27, 2002 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-163 2003 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment Method 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2159-N Medicare, Medicaid, and CLIA Programs; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 Continuance of Approval of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) as an Accrediting Organization 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1776B3 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-066 Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Adjudication Services Project: Systems Changes Needed 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
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-150 Payment of Physician and Nonphysician Services for Certain Indian Providers 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-158 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People With Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-0049-F Security Standards (HIPAA) N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-0003-IFC Modifications to Standards for Electronic Transactions and Code Sets N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-1809-F2 Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Physicians'1 Referrals to Health Care Entities With Which They Have Financial Relationships: Extension of Partial Delay of Effective Date 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1204-N Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2003, Notice of Delay of Final Rule 11/05/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1204-FC 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--Part 1 12/31/2002 10/01/2002
R1759B3 Splitting Claims for Processing 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1771B3 Section 3045.7, Mandatory Assignment and Other Requirements for Home Dialysis Supplies and Equipment Paid Under Method II 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1774B3 Section 4271, Home Dialysis Patients' Options for Billing 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-043 Acceptance of Special Characters in the Common Working File (CWF) and the Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) Standard System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-044 Change in Jurisdiction for Topical Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-0-049 CWF Change for Billing for Glucose Test Strips and Supplies - Follow-up to Change Request 1612 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-051 Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry/Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-152 Fee Schedule Update for 2003 for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
R1773B3 Appeals, Section 70956 and Section 12000 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 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
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-150 Payment of Physician and Nonphysician Services for Certain Indian Providers 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 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
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3047-F Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities N/A 10/01/2002
R787HO Coding for Adequacy of Hemodialysis 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1859A3 Coding for Adequacy of Hemodialysis 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
CMS-1224-P Medicare Program; Nondiscrimination in Posthospital Referral to Home Health Agencies and Other Entities 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3160-FC Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation: Immunization Standards for Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Agencies 10/02/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-070 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Completion Update 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
A-02-091 Modifications to the Health Care Eligibility Benefit Response (271) and Direct Data Entry (DDE) Screens for Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-142 Remittance Advice Coding Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-101 Corrections to: Changes to the Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities - Update as published in the Federal Register, FY 2001 (66 FR 39572, July 31, 2001), and Transmittal A-01-144, December 20, 2001 10/10/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-102 Medicare Certified Hospices - Clarification of Acceptable Parameters for Some Contractual Arrangements 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-065 Implementation of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-066 Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Adjudication Services Project: Systems Changes Needed 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-068 Enhancements to Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Claims Processing 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
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-091 Modifications to the Health Care Eligibility Benefit Response (271) and Direct Data Entry (DDE) Screens for Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-095 Production Dates for the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report and Extension of Due Date for Filing Provider Cost Reports for Providers Having Their Claims Processed by the Arkansas Part A Standard System (APASS) and Request for Wage Data for the FY 2004 Wage Index 10/02/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-104 Provider Education Article: Home Health Agencies' (HHAs) Responsibilities Regarding Patient Notification 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
CMS-3047-F Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities N/A 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
CMS-1022-P Medicare Program; Hospice Care Amendments 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
R-1806-B3 Section 35-104, Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation N/A 04/01/2003
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-101 Corrections to: Changes to the Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities - Update as published in the Federal Register, FY 2001 (66 FR 39572, July 31, 2001), and Transmittal A-01-144, December 20, 2001 10/10/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-143 Provider Education Article: Psychotropic Drug Use in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-142 Remittance Advice Coding Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-095 Production Dates for the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report and Extension of Due Date for Filing Provider Cost Reports for Providers Having Their Claims Processed by the Arkansas Part A Standard System (APASS) and Request for Wage Data for the FY 2004 Wage Index 10/04/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-091 Modifications to the Health Care Eligibility Benefit Response (271) and Direct Data Entry (DDE) Screens for Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 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
A-02-070 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Completion Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-065 Implementation of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
1778 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1776B3 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
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
CMS-1206-FC Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2003 Payment Rates; and Changes to Payment Suspension for Unfiled Cost Reports 11/01/2002 10/01/2002
R159CIM Section 50-59, Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R786HO Billing for Mammography Screening 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R787HO Coding for Adequacy of Hemodialysis 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R788HO Payment for Services Furnished by a CAH 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1859A3 Coding for Adequacy of Hemodialysis 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1860A3 Payment for Services Furnished by a CAH 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1776B3 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R9P236 Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions for Hospital and Health N/A 10/01/2002
A-02-065 Implementation of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-070 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction 835v4010 Completion Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-066 Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Adjudication Services Project: Systems Changes Needed 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
A-02-075 Admitting Diagnosis for Observation Services for the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-091 Modifications to the Health Care Eligibility Benefit Response (271) and Direct Data Entry (DDE) Screens for Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-093 Instructions for Implementing the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Desk Review Program for Hospital Wage Data: Cost Reporting Periods Beginning on or after October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000 (For FY 2004 Wage Index) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-094 Annual Desk Review Program for Hospital Wage Data: Cost Reporting Periods Beginning on or after October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000 (For FY 2004 Wage Index) 10/04/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-122 Notice Regarding Cost-to-Charge Ratios and Inpatient Outlier Payments 12/03/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-087 Delay in Enforcement of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-110 Implementation of National Coverage Determinations Regarding Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-117 Transition Schedule for Implementation of the Ambulance Fee Schedule 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-128 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-134 Questions and Answers Related to Implementation of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-142 Remittance Advice Coding Update 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
CMS-1206-CN Medicare Program; Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2003 Payment Rates; and Changes to Payment Suspension for Unfiled Cost Reports; Correction 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1241-NC Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Announcement of Applications From Hospitals Requesting Waivers for Organ Procurement Service Areas 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3018-N Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital Conditions of Participation: Clarification of the Regulatory Flexibility Analysis for Patients' Rights 10/02/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3160-FC Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation: Immunization Standards for Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Agencies 10/02/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-8013-N Medicare Program; Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts for 2003 10/21/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-0003-IFC Modifications to Standards for Electronic Transactions and Code Sets N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-0049-F Security Standards (HIPAA) N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-3047-F Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-3050-F Hospital Conditions of Participation - Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) N/A 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2226-F Laboratory Requirements Relating to Quality Systems and Certain Personnel Qualifications N/A 10/01/2002
R1776B3 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-045 ViPS Medicare System (VMS) Implementation to Process ICD-9-CM Codes Using Date of Service and Not Date of Receipt 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-050 Additional Remark Code for Claims of Therapy Services Possibly Subject to Home Health Consolidated Billing 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-062 Payment to Registered Dietitians and Nutrition Professionals for Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management Training (DSMT) Services 10/04/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-098 Changes in Transitional Outpatient Payment (TOP) for 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-064 Excluding Hospitals that Provide Part B Only Services to Their Inpatients from the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-111 October 2002 Update to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) - Correction - This instruction replaces PM A-02-076 (CR 2298) issued on August 7, 2002 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-150 Payment of Physician and Nonphysician Services for Certain Indian Providers 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-063 Annual Updating of ICD-9-CM Codes Must Be Date of Service Driven 10/01/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-158 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People With Diabetes 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-064 ViPS Medicare System (VMS) Implementation to Process ICD-9-CM Codes Using Date of Service and Not Date of Receipt 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-0003-IFC Modifications to Standards for Electronic Transactions and Code Sets N/A 10/01/2002
CMS-0049-F Security Standards (HIPAA) N/A 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3062-N Revised Process for Making Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) N/A 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2003
A-02-065 Implementation of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 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
A-02-088 Installation of Version 28.0 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 01/06/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-158 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People With Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
R159CIM Section 50-59, Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1772B3 Section 4020.4, Type of Service (TOS) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
1776 Evaluation and Management Service Codes - General 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-044 Change in Jurisdiction for Topical Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-045 ViPS Medicare System (VMS) Implementation to Process ICD-9-CM Codes Using Date of Service and Not Date of Receipt 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-051 Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry/Response Transaction (270/271) Standard 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-091 Provider Education Article: Requirements for Payment of Medicare Claims for Foot and Nail Care Services 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-087 Delay in Enforcement of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-117 Transition Schedule for Implementation of the Ambulance Fee Schedule 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-110 Implementation of National Coverage Determinations Regarding Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
R375SNF Section 515.1, Coverage and Patient Classification N/A 10/01/2002
A-02-085 Applicable Bill Types for Ambulance Services (Revenue Code 540)--Correction 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-101 Corrections to: Changes to the Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities - Update as published in the Federal Register, FY 2001 (66 FR 39572, July 31, 2001), and Transmittal A-01-144, December 20, 2001 10/10/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1201-IFC Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); Program Revisions 10/01/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-128 Coverage and Billing for Percutaneous Image-Guided Breast Biopsy 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
CMS-1202-CN Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities - Correction Notice 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-134 Questions and Answers Related to Implementation of National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R536CP Quarterly Update to Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) Edits, Version 11.2, Effective July 1, 2005 07/05/2005 04/01/2005
AB-02-136 Reasonable Charge Update for 2003 for Splints, Casts, Dialysis Supplies, Dialysis Equipment, Therapeutic Shoes, and Certain Intraocular Lenses 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Provider Education Article: Psychotropic Drug Use in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-137 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-063 Annual Updating of ICD-9-CM Codes Must Be Date of Service Driven 10/01/2002 10/01/2002
B-02-064 ViPS Medicare System (VMS) Implementation to Process ICD-9-CM Codes Using Date of Service and Not Date of Receipt 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-089 Further Instructions Regarding the Reasonable Charge Update for 2003 for Splints and Casts 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-089 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-158 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People With Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-150 Payment of Physician and Nonphysician Services for Certain Indian Providers 10/25/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 10/25/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-109 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People with Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-090 File Descriptions and Instructions for Retrieving the 2003 Physician, Clinical Lab, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics/Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Therapy Fee Schedule Payment Amounts through CMS's Mainframe Telecommunications System 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
A-02-066 Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Adjudication Services Project: Systems Changes Needed 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1778B3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
A-02-118 Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing Enforcement, Updated SNF Help File 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-147 Promoting Influenza Vaccinations 11/08/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-101 Changes to Common Working File (CWF) Edits for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
R792HO Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus, and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
R1866A3 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Influenza Virus and Hepatitis B Vaccines 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
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
B-02-055 Updates to the Place of Service (POS) Code Set 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
B-02-058 Changes to Correct Coding Edits, Version 9.0, Effective January 1, 2003 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-106 Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) - Inclusion of Appeals Information, Removal of Fraud References and Office of Inspector General's (OIG) Hotline Number - ACTION 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-167 Notice of Interest Rate for Medicare Overpayments and Underpayments 11/19/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-139 Additional Guidance for Applying the Medicare Self-Administered Drug Exclusion 10/15/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1908-IFC Medicare Program; Application of Inherent Reasonableness to All Medicare Part B Services (Other Than Physician Services) 12/13/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1126-P All Provider Bad Debt Payments N/A 10/01/2002
R170CP Chapter 1, General Billing Requirements N/A 04/01/2004
AB-02-158 Common Working File (CWF), Fiscal Intermediary (FI), and Carrier Edits and Policy Clarification for Peripheral Neuropathy With Loss of Protective Sensation (LOPS) in People With Diabetes 01/01/2003 10/01/2002
AB-02-168 Advance Beneficiary Notice and DMEPOS Refund Requirements - Corrections to PM AB-02-114 12/02/2002 10/01/2002
AB-02-180 Coverage and Billing for Home Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (INR) Monitoring for Anticoagulation Management 12/27/2002 10/02/2002
CMS-1201-IFC Correction Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); Program Revisions -- Correction 10/16/2002 10/01/2002
A-02-100 Installation of Version 27.4 of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-9015-N Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances--July 2002 Through September 2002 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3104-N Renewal and Amendment of the Charter of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee (MCAC) 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-4055-N National Medicare+Choice Risk Adjustment Public Meeting--February 3, 2003 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3105-N Meeting of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee--February 12, 2003 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1217-N December 16, 2002, Meeting of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1231-N Re-Chartering of the Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups and Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Panel -- January 21, 22, and 23, 2003 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-1234-N February 10, 2003, Meeting of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council 12/27/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2154-FN Application by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for Continued Deeming Authority for Ambulatory Surgical Centers 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-6012-N3 Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom-abricated Orthotics; Meeting Announcement 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-4004-P Changes to the Medicare Claims Appeal Procedures 11/15/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3055-P Photocopying Reimbursement Methodology 11/22/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2104-F2 Medicaid Managed Care: New Provisions Correcting Amendment 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2087-FN State Allotments for Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Qualifying Individuals: Federal Fiscal Year 2001 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2127-F State Children's Health Insurance Program; Eligibility for Prenatal Care and Other Health Services for Unborn Children 10/02/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-3109-N Town Hall Meeting on the Hospital "1-hour" Rule Related to the Use of Restraint and Seclusion 10/11/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-4041-P Modifications to Managed Care Rules 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-8015-N Part A Premium for 2003 for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement 10/21/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-4038-N Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education--November 19, 2002 10/25/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-4050-NR Changes in Medicare Appeals Procedures Based on Section 521 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 10/07/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-8014-N Monthly Actuarial Rates and Monthly Supplementary Medical Insurance Premium Rate Beginning January 1, 2003 10/21/2002 10/01/2002
CMS-2160-N State Children's Health Insurance Program; Final Allotments to States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories and Commonwealths for Fiscal Year 2003 10/01/2002 10/01/2002
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