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MECSNM 44th Annual Spring Meeting

The Hotel at the Arundel Preserves
Hanover, MD
April 11 – 13, 2014

2014 Nuclear Medicine Coding, Policy & Reimbursement

Nuclear Medicine Coding, Policy and Reimbursement changes finalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the CY 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rules will be presented. Each new calendar year brings new and updated HOPPS and MPFS coding, coverage and payment policy changes that affect your practice. In addition, each new year CMS introduces other policy changes and clarifications that may affect you. You will be provided with a clear understanding of how these changes impact your practice, your staff and most importantly, your patients.

  • Sunday, April 13, 2014 -10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Register Here
  • Presenter: Denise Merlino, MBA,CNMT, CPC <


  • Healthcare Policies as they apply to Nuclear Medicine
  • Drug & radiopharmaceutical reimbursement
  • Nuclear Medicine Procedure APCs
  • CMS' HOPPS expanded packaging proposal
  • PET coverage policy changes
  • New radiopharmaceuticals: Xofigo, Lymphoseek, Vizamyl
  • Finalized MPFS Sustainable Growth Rate Factors for CY 2014



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