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COVID-19: New HCPCS Code for Remdesivir Antiviral Medication – Updated NIH Treatment Guidelines Panel Link

COVID-19: New HCPCS Code for Remdesivir Antiviral Medication – Updated NIH Treatment Guidelines Panel Link Following the recent statement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel about therapies for the COVID-19 Omicron variant, CMS created HCPCS code J0248 for VEKLURY™ (remdesivir) antiviral medication when administered in an...

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COVID-19: Vaccine Access in Long-term Care Settings

COVID-19: Vaccine Access in Long-term Care Settings The federal government is committed to ensuring that residents and staff in long-term care settings, like nursing homes, assisted living, residential care communities, group homes, and senior housing, have access to COVID-19 vaccines to get primary series and booster shots. We encourage...

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COVID-19: New HCPCS Code for Remdesivir Antiviral Medication

COVID-19: New HCPCS Code for Remdesivir Antiviral Medication Following the recent statement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel regarding therapies for the COVID-19 Omicron variant, CMS created HCPCS code J0248 for VEKLURY™ (remdesivir) antiviral medication when administered in an outpatient setting. This code is...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Access in Long-Term Care Settings

COVID-19 Vaccine Access in Long-Term Care Settings The federal government is committed to ensuring that residents and staff in long-term care settings, such as nursing homes, assisted living, residential care communities, group homes and senior housing, have access to COVID-19 vaccines to get primary series and booster shots. Long-term...

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2% Sequestration Reduction Scheduled to Resume

Author: Michael Tidd LVN, HCS-D, COS-C Sequestration 2% claim reduction is being phased back in​ over the next 6 months.  Sequestration is a payment reduction that was imposed Congress in 2013 because the Democrats and Republicans could not reach an agreement on how to lower the deficit.  It is a mandate...

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