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Updates to self-dialysis training, retraining, and nocturnal hemodialysis

Effective date: January 1, April 1, or July 1, 2017, as noted in article

Implementation date: January 3, April 3, or July 3, 2017

Summary

Change request 9609 implements updates to outpatient dialysis services beginning in January. The following are the key changes:

Nocturnal hemodialysis – Implement UJ modifier to identify treatment furnished while patient is sleeping Home and self-dialysis training – Implement new treatment caps Home and self-dialysis retraining training—Condition code 87 will now be used on 72x type of bill More information on the update is available in

MLN Matters® article MM9609.