October 6, 2014

Temporary processing freeze on some FDG PET claims begins

Claims submitted from October 6 through November 10 will be held while the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) works to update and test its claims processing systems to ensure it can accurately calculate payments. Specifically, the freeze applies to claims containing “Healthcare Common procedure Coding System (HCPCS) A9552 for all oncologic conditions,” according to CMS. {read more here}