Pharmacy Question for the Week of April 30, 2018

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week


What is the proper way to bill Medicare for no-cost drugs since claims-processing edits prevent drug- administration charges from being billed when the claim does not contain a covered/billable drug charge?


The best place to go for this answer is the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 32—Billing Requirements for Special Services—section 67.2 at Also, consult transmittal 4013 at

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