CMS Updates COVID-19 FAQs on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP 
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS updated the COVID-19 FAQs on Medicare FFS Billing on February 8, 2021. This is currently a 167-page document.

Each Q&A is dated within this document.  The most recent updates are:

  • L. Ambulance: Data Collection and Reporting Requirements for the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System … Questions #1 – Page 55 and #3 and 4 – page 56
  • V. Cost Reporting (the chart on page 106) carries a revision date of 1/5/2021.
  • BB. Drugs & Vaccines under Part B … Question #5 on pages 122 & 123.   Please note that this section has many Q&As (22) from 12/2020 that address billing for monoclonal antibody products.
  • QQ. Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospitals … 5 questions from 12/2020 on pages 166 and 167.

Please share this document with your billers.  Encourage them to bookmark and reference this FAQ frequently for additions and updates.