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CMS Payment Rules Open Key Doors For AutoloGel

On December 2, 2013, Cytomedix, Inc. (CMXI) announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final Medicare payment regulations for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) that will take effect on January 1, 2014. These regulations were published to the federal register website on November 27, 2013. Below we link these final regulations for both HOPPS and PFS.

CMS-1601-FC: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (PDF, 2.6MB, 1281 pages).

CMS-1600-FC: Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B (PDF, 3.6MB, 1369 pages).

We believe these new payment rules dramatically...

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