Category Archives: ReimbursementCodes

The following questions were submitted by attendees during the most recent Quarterly Drug Coding, Reimbursement, and Pipeline Update Webinar for Q3 2019. or      Q:  On the “Pricing Updates” slide it shows that the majority of Code Price changes were increases, but the Medicare Allowable ASP price changes showed a majority which were decreases. Why […]

INSIDE THIS ISSUE CMS News 2019-2020 Influenza Vaccine Season NDCs Now Available New HCPCS Drug Q-Codes effective October 1, 2019 New HCPCS Drug J-Codes effective October 1, 2019 New HCPCS Drug Code Revisions and Discontinuations effective October 1, 2019 Drug Reimbursement Code Price Updates 48 Drug Codes required a recalculation of their AWP Code Price Drugs/Devices […]

Have questions about how drugs are priced? Wondering which pricing methodologies apply to your drug claim? Curious about the origins of the various types of drug codes? Join RJ’s Product and Clinical teams as they walk through the multitude of different combinations of drug claims and pricing methodologies, via clips from the webinar “Shedding Light […]

Many payors have incorporated policies for providers to inform payors on discarded or wastage amounts of drugs in single-use packages. To ensure appropriate reimbursement, the providers are required to submit two claim lines for the administered drug.  One claim line reflects the dosage administered to the patient and the second is for the wastage amount. […]

  Is your organization ready to recapture some of the $3 Billion lost each year to drug wastage? Have single-dose vials, dose, and waste, created a reimbursement challenge? What is drug wastage? How does drug wastage occur? What is the size and scope of drug wastage? Who does drug wastage impact? How can drug wastage be addressed? […]

RJ Health’s Saas provides data regarding the number of billable HCPCS code units that are associated with each NDC. Learn more: VIEW THE FULL WEBINAR   [TRANSCRIPT] Laura: First, we’d like to do a quick orientation to some of the applicable data. We will assume that you have some basic knowledge about medical claims, and we’ll […]

Increasing healthcare costs continue to outpace inflation in the United States. Specialty drug costs are the largest driver and component to healthcare spend. This surge has led to transformative patent care but has also given rise to a disproportionate total healthcare spend. Major drivers of medical drug spend are the complex processing of medical drug […]

You have to take into account multiple considerations based on the NDC that is being billed, such as the dose for a pediatric patient billed differently from an adult dose, so each may crosswalk to a unique code. Whether the NDC designates a single dose or a multi-dose vile could affect the unit conversion.   […]

Hello. I am Wendy Sullivan, Director of Drug Informatics for RJ Health. I’d like to welcome you to today’s webinar-Creating Pre-Payment Controls for Medically Covered Drug Costs through Automation. Before we get started, I’d like to thank you for attending and to thank my colleagues who helped make this webinar possible. In terms of my […]

  Below is the transcript from our On-Demand Micro-Webinar: Vaccine Coding Challenges Powered by ReimbursementCodes.com Laura:    Good day, welcome, and thanks for joining us. Today we’d like to help you by providing a quick brush up on vaccine coding. I’m Laura, Clinical Informatics Pharmacist for RJ Health, and joining me today is Chris Webb who is our […]