January 30, 2012
Just released from MSPRC (http://www.msprc.info/).
On February 21, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement an option that allows certain Medicare beneficiaries to self-calculate Medicare’s final conditional payment amount prior to settlement. A full explanation, including instructions on how and when to elect this option can be found by clicking on the following link:
The information provided includes eligibility criteria for this process, instructions on how to self-calculate the final conditional payment amount, CMS’ review process, tips, and an illustrative example for completing this new process.
CMS will continue to improve and refine this process. Therefore, we welcome your input and comments at a future teleconference.