Thursday, February 4, 2016

CMS Updates Remittance Advice and Physician Fee Schedule Lookup Educational Resources

Dan Ciolek

 In January, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Learning Network (MLN) updated two provider education resource documents as described below. Provider billers should review both documents, and clinicians that use Part B procedure codes should review the fee schedule booklet. 


Remittance Advice Information: An Overview Fact Sheet — Revised
The revised Remittance Advice Information: An Overview Fact Sheet included updated information about:

• What types of Remittance Advice (RA) are available

• What information is included in an RA

• How to view an RA


How to Use the Searchable Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Booklet — Revised  The revised How to Use the Searchable Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Booklet includes updated information about:

• Payment information

• Pricing

• Relative value units

• Payment policies

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