The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) with the new 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) file layout for A/B MACs, containing total fee schedule amounts, related component parts, and payment policy indicators. Contractors can also use a new 2017 HCPCS file to view discontinued codes.
Subject: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) 2017 File Layout Manual
Title: Change Request 9784
Release Date: Jan. 13, 2017
Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2017
Implementation Date: Jan. 3, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 3613, dated September 16, 2016, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3693, dated, January 13, 2017, to remove the sensitive/controversial language and to update the addendum. All other information remains the same.