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APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook

April, 2017 APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook - Version 17.2

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Subscriber Special Bulletin: 5-2-17


This alert is provided as a service to APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook subscribers. It provides important information of immediate interest to pathologists, independent laboratories, hospitals, and support entities.

CMS Announces MIPS Participation Status Letter Notification

On April 25, 2017 CMS announced the distribution of MIPS participation status letters beginning in late April through May. Each Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) is currently reviewing Part B claims to determine eligibility in the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Your practice should receive this letter from your Part B claims administrator which will provide participation status of each MIPS clinician associated with your taxpayer identification number (TIN).

Subscriber Special Bulletin: 5-17-17


This alert is provided as a service to APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook subscribers. It provides important information of immediate interest to pathologists, independent laboratories, hospitals, and support entities.

MIPS Participation Look-up Tool Implemented by Quality Payment Program (QPP)

On April 25, 2017 CMS announced the distribution of Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participation status letters beginning in late April through May. Subsequently, CMS has also developed a MIPS participation look-up tool (https://qpp.cms.gov/learn/eligibility) based on each National Provider Identifier (NPI) number. Use this website if your group has not yet received its MIPS participation status letter.

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