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Articles Category: Policy Updates

Title Publication Category Date

New Reimbursement Policy Durable Medical Equipment - Rent to Purchase and Durable Medical Equipment - Modifiers (Professional)

December 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2019

System updates for 2020 - Professional

December 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2019

Medical Policy & Clinical Guideline updates

November 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Radiation Therapy Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Spine Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

November 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Nov 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy update

October 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2019

Policy updates

September 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Sep 1, 2019

Coding Updates

September 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Sep 1, 2019

New Clinical Guideline: Pneumatic Compression Devices, effective December 1, 2019

September 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Sep 1, 2019

New Reimbursement Policy - Maternity Services and Multiple Delivery - Professional

September 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Sep 1, 2019

New Reimbursement Policy - Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Planning and Delivery - Professional

September 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Sep 1, 2019

Claim editing update for Excludes1 notes

September 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Sep 1, 2019

Policy updates

August 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

August 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Radiation Oncology: Proton Beam Therapy Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

August 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Oncologic Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guideline

August 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy Updates

August 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Aug 1, 2019

Update regarding Evaluation and Management with modifier 25 same day as procedure when a prior E/M for the same or similar service has occurred (Professional)

August 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Aug 1, 2019

Un-adopted clinical guidelines effective June 1, 2019

July 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2019

Updates to AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

July 2019 Empire Provider News Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jul 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy updates

July 2019 Empire Provider News Reimbursement Policies Jul 1, 2019

Clinical Guideline (CG-ANC-07) effective July 1, 2019

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jun 1, 2019

Frequency Editing - Professional

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

Ambulance Transportation - Professional

June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Jun 1, 2019

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2019

Coding Updates

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 1, 2019

Reimbursement Policy Update - Drug Screen Testing (Professional)

May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies May 1, 2019

Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Head and Neck Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Advanced Imaging of the Heart Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

Update to AIM Musculoskeletal Joint Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Apr 1, 2019

New Reimbursement Policy - Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program Services Facility

April 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Apr 1, 2019

Un-adopted clinical guidelines effective January 1, 2019

March 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Mar 1, 2019

New and adopted clinical guidelines effective May 1, 2019

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2019

Un-adopted clinical guidelines effective February 1, 2019

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2019

Update to AIM Musculoskeletal Program Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Feb 1, 2019

Injectable Substances with Related Injection Services - (Professional)

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Body Mass Index (BMI) - Facility

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Reminder Review ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Professional

February 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Feb 1, 2019

Policy updates

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Jan 1, 2019

Medical Policy Updates

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2019

Clinical Guideline Updates

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2019

Update on clinical guidelines communicated in October 2018 provider newsletter

January 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Jan 1, 2019

Clinical Guideline Updates

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Policy updates

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Dec 1, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Review medical policy and clinical guidelines when referring services to a facility

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Update to AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Updates to AIM Musculoskeletal Surgery Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Restructure of AIM Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Dec 1, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Updates

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Reimbursement for Convenience Surgical Supply Kits - Professional

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Bundled Services and Supplies - Professional

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Update - Scope of License (Professional)

December 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Dec 1, 2018

Policy Updates

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Oct 1, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Clinical Guideline Updates

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Review medical policy and clinical guidelines when referring services to a facility

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health radiation oncology clinical appropriateness guidelines

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health clinical appropriateness guidelines: advanced imaging appropriate use criteria: imaging of the heart

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Update to AIM Specialty Health sleep disorder management clinical appropriateness guidelines

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Oct 1, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Updates

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Update - Readmissions (Facility)

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2018

New Reimbursement Policy - Facility Revenue Code Billing (Facility)

October 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Oct 1, 2018

Policy Updates

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates Aug 1, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2018

Clinical Guideline Updates

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2018

Review medical policy and clinical guidelines when referring services to a facility

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2018

Update to Venipuncture Services Medical Policy effective March 1, 2018

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2018

Archived medical policy

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines Aug 1, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Updates

August 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies Aug 1, 2018

Policy Updates

June 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Policy Updates May 30, 2018

Medical Policy Updates

June 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 30, 2018

Clinical Guideline Updates

June 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Medical Policy & Clinical Guidelines May 30, 2018

Professional Reimbursement Policy Update

June 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies May 30, 2018

Reimbursement Policy Reminder - Durable Medical Equipment (Professional)

June 2018 Empire Provider Newsletter Reimbursement Policies May 30, 2018
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