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Using Code A5 As Specialty Code

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) recognize and use a code A5 as a valid specialty code for Pharmacy from the Provider Enrollment Chain and Ownership System (PECOS).

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R290FM.pdf

 Subject: New Specialty Code for Pharmacy

Number: 290

Title: 9821

Release Date: July 14, 2017

Effective Date: January 1, 2018

Implementation Date: January 2, 2018

Special Notes: N/A

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    Lacy Gaskins