Tag: COVID-19 Counseling

CMS Announces New Payment Allocation for COVID-19 Patient Counseling

CMS will leverage existing evaluation and management (E&M) payment codes to reimburse eligible providers for the coronavirus counseling services.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make payment available to physicians and providers for counseling patients at the time of COVID-19 testing about the importance of self-isolation after they are tested and prior to the […]
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12 New Codes to Identify Therapeutics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented 12 new ICD-10-PCS codes to allow Medicare and other insurers to identify the use of the therapeutics Remdesivir and Convalescent plasma for treating hospital inpatients with coronavirus (COVID-19). The new codes, effective Aug. 1, are: XW013F5 – Introduction of Other New Technology Therapeutic Substance into Subcutaneous […]
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