The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) utilize new physician specialty code Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (C7), Medical Toxicology (C8) and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (C9). Contractors must recognize a new physician specialty code as a valid primary specialty code or a secondary specialty code.
Subject: New Physician Specialty Code for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Medical Toxicology, and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Release Date: April 28, 2017
Effective Date: October 1, 2017
Implementation Date: October 2, 2017
Special Notes: N/A