Tagged with CLFS Clinical Lab Fee Schedule
The changes in CMS’ proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for 2019 include an increase to the technical component for certain CPT codes, as well as a proposed decrease for professional interpretation.
CMS has issued the Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services (CLFS) Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment, which details the changes in the July 2018 update, including access to data file, pricing information, and new codes.
CMS has issued the Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory Tests (ADLT) application along with detailed guidance for laboratories on the process for requesting ADLT status.
CMS has published the final payment rates and supporting documentation for the new private payor rate-based CLFS payment system.
CMS has released its preliminary payment rates for laboratory tests to be paid under the new market-based Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) to take effect January 1, 2018.
CMS has announced a deadline postponement for certain laboratories to report private payer data for the new laboratory fee schedule. CMS stated the deadline was moved to May 30 due to industry feedback which suggested that many reporting entities would not be able to submit a complete set of applicable information by the initial March 31 deadline.
CMS in September released the preliminary CY2017 Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) payments determinations for new and reconsidered test codes as well as final gapfill payment rates for 2016.