Pharmacy Question for the Week of September 24, 2018

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Where can I find the list of the drugs and biologicals with new pass-through status for the last quarter of 2018?

Answer:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have granted outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) status to eight drugs and biologicals, effective October 1, 2018. These are listed in MM10923, which can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/MM10923.pdf.

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