The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) work with therapy claims with a KX modifier, AFS claims, and other kinds of claims according to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 which includes some rules on “Medicare extenders” that change claims handling.
Subject: Claims Processing Actions to Implement Certain Provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
Release Date: April 4, 2018
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: April 2, 2018
Special Transmittal Notes: Transmittal 2047, dated March 20, 2018, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 2051, dated, April 4, 2018 to include page 2 of Attachment B Rural Add on Rate Tables. All other information remains the same.