October 2020 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System - Revised

MLN Matters Number: MM11963
Related CR Release Date: September 24, 2020
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10366CP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11963
Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Implementation Date: October 5, 2020

Note: CMS revised this article due to an updated Change Request (CR) 11963 that revised HCPCS code C9066 in Table 2 in the CR. That change is reflected in the article on page 3 (Table 2). CMS also revised the CR release date, transmittal number and link to the transmittal. All other information remains the same.

CR 11963 that informs you about the changes to and billing instructions for various payment policies implemented in the October 2020 ASC payment system update. As appropriate, this notification also includes updates to the HCPCS.

Make sure that your billing staffs are aware of these changes. See the Background and Additional Information Sections of this article for further details regarding these changes.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11963.


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