CMS posted the 4th Quarter OPPS Update Transmittal on August 23, 2013.

Posted by Kathy Dean on 08/28/2013

CMS posted the 4th Quarter OPPS Update Transmittal on August 23, 2013.   Click here to download Transmittal 2775.  

Following are some highlights from this transmittal:

  • Drugs and Biologicals with OPPS Pass-Through Status Effective October 1, 2013
  • Revised Status Indicator for HCPCS Codes Q4135 and Q4136 Effective October 1, 2013
  • New Device Pass-Through Code C1841 (Retinal prosthesis, includes all internal and external components)