Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 20.3 - October 2019

MLN Matters Number: MM11412
Related CR Release Date: August 30, 2019
Related CR Transmittal Number: R4383CP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11412
Effective Date: October 1, 2019
Implementation Date: October 7, 2019

CR 11412 provides the Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) instructions and specifications for the Medicare Integrated OCE version 20.3 used as follows:

  • Under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
  • For Non-OPPS hospital outpatient departments, community mental health centers and all non-OPPS providers
  • For limited services when provided in a Home Health Agency (HHA) not under the Home Health Prospective Payment System
  • For a hospice patient for the treatment of a non-terminal illness

Make sure your billing staffs are aware of these changes.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11412.

Last Updated Sep 04, 2019