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Place of service changes delayed until April 2013

In February 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new place of service coding guidance, which we previously addressed in the recent client alert Healthcare Alert for Pathology and Laboratory Providers.” On March 29, 2012, CMS announced that the effective date of the place of service guidance will be delayed until October 2012. In a transmittal dated September 28, 2012, CMS again delayed the place of service guidance until April 1, 2013, with a notation that further clarification on place of service for pathology services will be provided separately.

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