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Prothrombin time self-testing

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Payment instructions to local Medicare contractors have been issued, arriving eight months after CMS' coverage decision in September 2001 (1"The Gray Sheet" Oct. 1, 2001, p. 3) and will become effective July 1. Payment levels for procedure code G0249, covering "test materials and equipment," will be released in the July update of the Medicare physician fee schedule...

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