HPSA Bonus Payments - 2020 Annual Update - Revised

MLN Matters Number: MM11437 Revised
Related CR Release Date: August 23, 2019
Related CR Transmittal Number: R4379CP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11437
Effective Date: January 1, 2020
Implementation Date: January 6, 2020

Note: CMS revised this article on September 4, 2019, to add: "MACs will continue to accept the AQ modifier on claims for services furnished in a geographic HPSA that is not on the list of ZIP codes for automated payments" (page 2). All other information is unchanged.

CR 11437 provides files for the automated payments of Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) bonuses for dates of service January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Please make sure your billing staffs are aware of these updates.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11437.

Last Updated Sep 05, 2019