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Opioid Treatment Programs: Comment by September 6, 2022
CMS issued the Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule that includes proposals to strengthen Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) policies. See a summary of key provisions.
- Revising pricing methodology for drug component of methadone weekly bundle and add-on code for take-home methadone supplies
- Modifying payment rate for individual therapy in non-drug component of the bundled payments for episodes of care
- Allowing OTP intake add-on code to initiate treatment with buprenorphine provided via 2-way audio-video communications technology or audio-only technology when audio-video technology isn’t available and all requirements are met
- Clarifying OTPs can bill for medically reasonable and necessary services provided via mobile units
CMS encourage you to review the rule and submit formal comments by September 6, 2022.
Source: CMS MLN Connects dated July 21, 2022
Last Updated Thu, 21 Jul 2022 19:36:47 +0000