The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) download ASC Drug files, review claims from specific date ranges, and comply with instructions related to payment rates for separately payable drugs and biologicals, Level II HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals, and current payment rates for covered surgical and ancillary services.
Subject: October 2017 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System
Release Date: September 1, 2017
Effective Date: October 1, 2017
Implementation Date: October 2, 2017
Special Notes: N/A