Pharmacy Question for the Week of April 16, 2018

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Are there any new pass-through codes for the next quarter?

Answer:

Yes, effective April 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved 11 drugs and biologicals for OPPS pass-through status. For these items, along with their descriptors and APC assignments, go to https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/Downloads/MM10515.pdf.

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