The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) arrange for separate payment for the clotting factor furnishing fee when the national payment limit for a clotting factor is not included on the Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing File, or the Not Otherwise Classified (NOC) Pricing File. A clotting factor furnishing fee of $0.215 per unit is to be added to the payment limit for the clotting factor for dates of service January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.
Subject: Annual Clotting Factor Furnishing Fee Update 2018
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: January 2, 2018
Special Notes: NA