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MCR POLICY FOR ULTRASOUND PROCEDURES

Salma Posted Wed 05th of January, 2011 18:04:17 PM

I WAN TO KNOW IF MEDICARE HAS REDUCE THE PAYMENTS FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY RELATED PROCEDURES LIKE 93306 TO 93971, 93925 TO 93931, 20552 TO 20610, 95900 TO 59534, 93925 TO 93931 . WE DO LOTS OF THESE PROCEDURES WITH SEVERAL UNITS. HOW MCR IS GOING TO PAY

SuperCoder Answered Wed 05th of January, 2011 22:08:45 PM

Yes, it has reduced the payment for these codes,for example, for 93306:

For year 2010: the National Fee Value: Non-Facility/Facility: $242.62 , OPPS (Non-facility/Facility):$522.12
For year 2011: the National Fee Value: Non-Facility/Facility: $232.74, OPPS (Non-facility/Facility):$469.89

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