The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) review an update that clarifies information around moderate sedation services in Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12, Sections 50 and 140. Contractors shall adjust claims accordingly moving forward.
Subject: Payment for Moderate Sedation Services
Release Date: April 14, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2017
Implementation Date: May 15, 2017
Special Notes: N/A