CMS Medlearn Matters (MLN) has re-issued SE 1408 - Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Claims Processing Guidance for Implementing International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) – A Re-Issue of MM7492. Although this is a FFS guidance, it was referenced in the September 2015 Encounter Data Processing System Newsletter, for guidance on submission of claims/encounters on or after the 10-1 transition date to ICD-10. There are two important new pieces of information included:
v The submission of Inpatient Home Health Services (Part B) services—type of bill 32X * (use the thru date)
v The submission of DME claims that span dates of service before 10-1 and on or after 10-1 (use the from date)
I think there will be a number of DME claims like this, so the update is important.
You can review the update on the CMS website, here.
* The type of bill 32X is not exclusively used for this type of service. This is only for Part B only Medicare members who are in an inpatient hospital setting, receiving Home Health services there.
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