Recent Developments with Respect to the Medicare Anti-Markup Rule

May 1, 2008 BC Advantage

In the 2008 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule released on November 1, 2007, and published in the Federal Register on November 27, 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised the longstanding Medicare anti-markup rule, which previously applied only to billing for the technical component of diagnostic tests. The newly revised rule will have a potentially dramatic effect on the ways that physicians and other suppliers provide and bill for diagnostic tests.

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