The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) utilize a physician specialty code for medical genomics, “Medical Genetics and Genomics (D3)” also adding two more specialty codes, “D1” for Medicare Diabetes Preventive Program suppliers, and “D2 as Restricted Use.” According to CMS rules. Contractors shall utilize PECOS resources in communicating and accomplishing relevant tasks related to these new codes, for example, looking at PECOS records lists and notifying Business Function Leads of any discrepancies.
Subject: New Physician Specialty Code for Medical Genetics and Genomics
Release Date: April 27, 2018
Effective Date: October 1, 2018
Implementation Date: October 1, 2018
Special Notes: NA