Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment - CY 2020 Annual Update - Revised

MLN Matters Number: MM11598 Revised
Related CR Release Date: January 22, 2020
Related CR Transmittal Number: R4498CP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11598
Effective Date: January 1, 2020
Implementation Date: January 6, 2020

Note: CMS revised this article on January 23, 2020, due to an updated CR 11598 that changed the policy section. Per the CR, the article notes that "Next CLFS Data Reporting Period - DELAYED to January 2021 (page 1)." That is also noted on page 3. The article also has policy changes on page 2. The CR release date, transmittal number and link to the transmittal also changed. All other information remains the same.

CR 11598 provides instructions for the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS), mapping for new codes for clinical laboratory tests, and updates for laboratory costs subject to the reasonable charge payment. Make sure your billing staffs are aware of these updates.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11598.

Last Updated Jan 27, 2020