New POS Code 27 - "Outreach Site/Street” - Rescinded

Related CR Release Date: December 14, 2023
Effective Date: October 1, 2023
Implementation Date: January 2, 2024
Related Change Request (CR) Number: CR 13314
Related CR Transmittal Number: R12411CP

Note: Transmittal 12254 issued September 20, 2023, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 12411, dated December 14, 2023, to add a new business requirement (13314.3) providing direction on how to treat claims submitted with POS 27. All other information remains the same.

CR 13314 creates a new place of service (POS) code 27 for "Outreach Site/Street" - A non-permanent location on the street or found environment, not described by any other POS code, where health professionals provide preventive, screening, diagnostic, and/or treatment services to unsheltered homeless individuals.

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View the complete CMS Change Request (CR)13314.

Last Updated Dec 21 , 2023