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Cardiology Coding Alert

CMS Update:

Meet C7 — CMS's New Cardiac Physician Specialty Code

Already-enrolled physicians must submit change of info application to MAC to update specialty. CMS has established three new physician specialty codes, including C7 for advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, according to MLN® Matters MM9957 Change Request (CR) via Transmittals 3762 and 283. Important dates: The effective date for the new physician specialty codes is Oct. 1, 2017, and the [...]