2017 Health Care Services Rules and Fee Schedule Effective March 15, 2018

The 2017 Health Care Services Rules and Fee Schedule are effective March15, 2018, and will replace the current 2016 fee schedule. The updated rules, manual, and fee schedule worksheets are posted, and are based on 2017 source documents such as the 2017 October release CMS Physicians Fee Schedule, as well as 2017 CPT® and HCPCS Level II procedure codes.  Some highlights of the updated rule language include:

  • Updated laboratory procedure codes for drug testing, drug screening and drug confirmation testing.

  • Revised language for reimbursement of dispensed medication.

  • New billing and reimbursement rules for air ambulances.

Please feel free to contact the Agency with any questions or comments on our toll free line at 1-888-396-5041.