Updates to Nursing and Allied Health Education Medicare Advantage Payment Policies - Rescinded

Release Date: November 19, 2020
CR Transmittal Number: R10486OTN
Change Request (CR) Number: 11642
Effective Date: September 21, 2020
Implementation Date: December 14, 2020

Note: Transmittal 10315, dated August 21, 2020, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 10486, dated, November 19, 2020 to revise the implementation date from November 23, 2020 to December 14, 2020. All other information remains the same.

Section 541 of the Balanced Budget Refinement Act (BBRA) of 1999 (P. L. 106-113), and section 512 of the Benefits Improvement and Protection Act (BIPA), (P.L. 106-554), instituted Medicare+Choice nursing and allied health payments for portions of cost reporting periods occurring on or after January 1, 2000. CMS last provided instructions to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) on May 23, 2003, in the form of Transmittal A-03-043, CR 2692, for the purpose of making the Calendar Year (CY) 2001 nursing and allied health Medicare+Choice payments. This CR provides MACs with instructions on how to compute and/or reconcile these payments for CYs 2002 through 2018, as applicable.

View the complete CMS Change Request (CR)11642.


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