Updates to Nursing and Allied Health Education Medicare Advantage Payment Policies

Release Date: August 21, 2020
CR Transmittal Number: R10315OTN
Change Request (CR) Number: 11642
Effective Date: September 21. 2020
Implementation Date: November 23, 2020

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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