November 2017 Issue of eNews
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CAR-T Coding and Reimbursement Webinar
ASBMT invites you to register now for the webinar on CAR-T Coding and Reimbursement to be held Nov. 2 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. CT. Using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is one of the most promising new adoptive immunotherapy approaches for patients with certain types of leukemia and lymphoma. As the first products have been approved, clear coding and reimbursement challenges have been identified. The webinar will highlight these challenges and discuss ways in which ASBMT is advocating for solutions. READ MORE.
Importance of New HCTCT Specialty Designation – What You Need to Know
On Oct. 2, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented our new specialty designation for HCT physicians – hematopoietic cellular transplant and cellular therapy (HCTCT) physicians. Over the next 60 days, HCT physicians should contact their hospital billing offices to ask for this specialty change on CMS paper forms CMS 855I or CMS 855O or to do this electronically on the Internet Based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS). This will alert the local Medicare administrative contractor to change specialty designation. Many have asked what the implications of the specialty change will do for HCT physicians. Some of the common questions are addressed in this article. READ MORE.
A Whirlwind Fall
Getting to the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings
APC Honors Drs. Horowitz & Childs
Also in this issue. . .
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