CMS has released several manual updates and other transmittals regarding implementation of PPACA policies, including the following:
- Revised Payment Files for the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database and Retroactive Provisions under the PPACA;.
- Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction on the Technical Component of Certain Diagnostic Imaging Procedures;
- Systems Changes Necessary to Implement the PPACA Section 6404 - Maximum Period for Submission of Medicare Claims Reduced to Not More Than 12 Months; and
- Revised Outpatient Prospective Payment System Addenda A and B for January and April 2010 to reflect the PPACA.