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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Erythropoetic stimulating agent (ESA) administered to treat anemia due to anti-cancer radiotherapy.
HCPCS Procedure Codes
CMS MLN Matters article MM5699 (PDF, 74 KB): Reporting of Hematocrit or Hemoglobin Levels on All Claims for the Administration of Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (ESAs), Implementation of New Modifiers for Non-ESRD ESA Indications, and Reporting of Hematocrit or Hemoglobin Levels on all Non-ESRD, Non-ESA Claims Requesting Payment for Anti-Anemia Drugs
CMS transmittal 1413, Change Request 5818 (PDF, 209 KB)
CMS National Coverage Determination 110.21 - for Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (ESAs) in Cancer and Related Neoplastic Conditions
CMS Medicare Claims Processing Manual (Pub. 100-04), Chapter 17, Section 80.8-80.12 (PDF, 495 KB)
CMS Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Pub. 100.02), Chapter, Section 50
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