The American Medical Association (AMA) has released 334 updates to the CPT codes effective January 1, 2019

This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • Four seats on the ANCO Board of Directors are up for election in 2018 (ANCO News)
  • AMA releases 334 updates to the CPT codes effective January 1, 2019 (National News)
  • ACCC 35th National Oncology Conference, October 18 & 19 (Affiliate Association News)

The California Medical Association’s (CMA) Center for Economic Services (CES) has published updated payer profiles on each of the major payers in California. To read more click here and go to California News. 

Four seats on the ANCO Board of Directors are up for election in 2018. ANCO seeks nominations for candidates for these seats. This year’s election will be conducted via mail ballot in December. Candidates with the top four vote totals will serve for three years (i.e., from 2019-2021, inclusive). To read more click here and go to ANCO News.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released 334 updates to the CPT codes effective January 1, 2019. To read more click here and go to National News.

CMS has revised its Medicare program integrity manual as part of efforts to improve transparency in the local coverage determination process and expand patients’ access to new therapies and medical devices. Under the redesigned process, Medicare Administrative Contractors will be required to provide standardized summaries of clinical evidence supporting LCD decisions, give the public access to contractor advisory committee meetings and allow patients to request an LCD. To read more click here and go to CMS News.

To read the complete California Oncology Weekly Newsletter, click on the date below.

October 9, 2018



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