SNM Comments to CMS on Proposed Expanded Coverage

July 17, 2004

SNM Comments to CMS on Proposed Expanded Coverage

The SNM has sent comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) urging CMS not to create separate G series HCPCS codes for expanded PET coverage for Alzheimer’s disease and other suspected dementia. This is administratively burdensome for providers, creating cumbersome charge description masters based on a variety of payers. See the related links below to read the full comments.

07/15/04 Comment Letter to CMS - Dr. Peter S. Conti (.pdf)

07/13/04 Comment Letter to CMS - Dr. Gary Dillehay (.pdf)