How long does an exclusion last?

How long does an exclusion last? The length of any given exclusion will depend on the circumstance and basis of the particular exclusion. Some exclusion periods, such as for violations for [...]

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What is a retired coverage policy?

What happens when a Local Coverage Determination (‘LCD”) is retired? When a policy is retired, it means that the specific diagnosis and coverage requirements of the policy are no longer in [...]

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Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

What is an ABN? An Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (CMS-R-131) is issued to Medicare patients by a medical provider when the care planned for a patient is not expected to be covered by [...]

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2018 CPT Updates

A list of the new deleted and changed CPT codes effective January 1, 2018 Topics Discussed New Codes New Category III Codes Deleted Codes Deleted Category III Codes 2018 CPT Updates Download Jump [...]

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2018 HCPCS Updates

A list of the new, deleted, and changed HCPCS codes effective January 1, 2018 Topics Discussed New Codes Deleted Codes 2018 HCPCS Updates Downloads Jump to Section   New Codes   [...]

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