Reminder: Technical Component of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Requirements Effective Sunday, January 1, 2012
National Government Services 01/04/12
Suppliers of the technical component of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging that are billing with a service date on or after Sunday, January 1, 2012, must evidence an active accreditation date for diagnostic imaging of current procedural terminology (CPT) codes attached to an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine claim. The professional component claims are not affected by the accreditation requirements and must be processed as usual.
Refer to Transmittal #380, http://www.cms.gov/transmittals/downloads/R380PI.pdf or Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM) article MM7177, http://www.cms.gov/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/MM7177.pdf for further information on claims processing.