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  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and RUN
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    Lacy Gaskins

Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and RUN

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) accept and deal with a quarterly update to the clinical laboratory fee schedule and utilize a Recurring Update Notification (RUN) that contains relevant instructions. Contractors must retrieve and load the RUN for testing and claims processing purposes and make CMS aware of receipt.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2018Downloads/R3999CP.pdf

Subject: Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment

Number: 3999

Title: 10445

Release Date: March 14, 2018

Effective Date: January 1, 2018

Implementation Date: April 2, 2018

Special Notes: Transmittal 3973, dated February 8, 2018, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3999, dated,March 14, 2018 to remove the list of new codes with a QW modifier that were effective as of April 1, 2018 from the policy section. All other information remains the same.

 

 

  • Post author
    Lacy Gaskins