Helpful links from NMDP
2017 Medicare Coverage and Reimbursement
If you want the bigger picture regarding ASTCT's Advocacy efforts, please visit the Advocacy Archive.
Helpful Coding Links
2016: ASTCT Responds to CMS Proposed Rule on MACRA
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule regarding key parts of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). MACRA will affect numerous laws, regulations and government programs affecting physician reimbursement through Medicare.
The MACRA Proposed Rule contained two components: Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS), which partially repeals the meaningful use program for EHRs along with alternative payment models.
The ASTCT leadership response to the proposed rule can be viewed here.
View the presentation to find information on...
- Quality Payment Program
- Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
- Incentives for participation in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs)
2015 Guide to CPT Coding
CPT Codes for Bone Marrow Transplant
The New Apheresis and Blood and Marrow Transplantation–Related Current Procedural Terminology Codes for Payment of Apheresis and Blood and Marrow Transplantation Services
A major overhaul of the CPT Codes for hematopoietic stem cell collection, processing and transplantation took effect January 1, 2003.
AN ONLINE TUTORIAL provides transplanters and administrators with an overview of the changes, including codes that have been added, revised and deleted.
Also available online is a POWERPOINT PRESENTATION on the new codes that was presented at the BMT Center Administrators Conference at the Tandem BMT Meetings, February 1, 2003, in Keystone, Colo., by Dr. James Gajewski, chair of the ASTCT Committee on CPT Codes.