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Coding Changes

This section outlines recent changes implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the area of Medicare Part B billing and coding affecting nephrologists and renal practice. Changes relating to use of ICD-10, CPT and issues addressed in publications such as Medlearns Matters articles will be included.

Title Modified Date
Joint CMS and AMA Frequently Asked Questions on ICD 10 Implementation July 31, 2015
NCCI Letter to RPA Suspending Edit Affecting Monthly Dialysis and Inpatient E&M Services July 17, 2013
RPA Letter to NCCI on Coding Edit Affecting Monthly Dialysis and Inpatient E&M Services June 27, 2013
MedLearns Article on Dialysis Adequacy Infection and Vascular Access Reporting February 22, 2010
Medlearns Matters on CKD Ed December 18, 2009
Medlearn Matters Article re consults December 14, 2009
Visit Requirements Clarification for CR 5931 November 16, 2009
2009 CPT Codes for Outpatient Dialysis Services January 01, 2009


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