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CMS Resumes Targeted Probe & Educate

CMS Resumes Targeted Probe & Educate NAHC urges CMS to suspend TPE until the public health emergency ends The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) indicated in an August 2021 MLNConnects newsletter that it will resume the targeted probe and educate (TPE) program that was suspended in March...

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CMS Expands Medicare Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations

CMS Expands Medicare Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing commitment to increasing access to vaccinations and improving health equity, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expanding opportunities for people to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in their home. To ensure Medicare beneficiaries...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Additional Doses: Codes & Payment

COVID-19 Vaccines Additional Doses: Codes & Payment The FDA amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (PDF) and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (PDF) to allow for an additional dose in certain immunocompromised people. Effective August 12, 2021, CMS will pay to administer additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines...

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COVID-19: EUA for Tocilizumab Monoclonal Antibody Product

COVID-19: EUA for Tocilizumab Monoclonal Antibody Product On June 24, the FDA released an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for tocilizumab, a COVID-19 monoclonal antibody product. CMS created new HCPCS codes, effective June 24, for tocilizumab and to administer it in the inpatient setting. Q0249: Long descriptor: Injection, tocilizumab, for...

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