The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) make updates to the handling of HCPCS codes and other efforts to utilize a Transitional Drug Add-on Payment Adjustment according to section 217(c) of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act.
Subject: Implementation of the Transitional Drug Add-On Payment Adjustment
Release Date: January 10, 2018
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: January 2, 2018
Special Notes: Transmittal 1889, dated August 4, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1999 dated January 10, 2018 to provide more descriptive examples in the policy section for Parsabiv and Sensipar. All other information remains the same.