The bureau changed the conversion factor for anesthesia providers to maintain a reimbursement level of 199 percent of Medicare reimbursement. The bureau also added a local code for reimbursement of home infusion therapy, nursing services, and supplies. The bureau will maintain the current conversion factor for all other services. The bureau will continue to reimburse 120 percent of the Medicare fee schedule for health care common procedure coding system codes and maintain current pricing for local codes. The bureau plans for the changes to go in to effect on Jan. 1, 2013.
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December 17, 2012
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