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MLN Matters Article (New) MM12773: July 2022 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System

This revised Article comprises Subregulatory Guidance on a new CPT Category III Code effective July 1, 2022, newly established HCPCS codes for drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals effective July 1, 2022, and new skin substitute products and low-cost/high-cost group assignment effective July 1, 2022. MLN Matters (MM) Articles are based on information contained within Change Requests (CRs). In this case, this article is based on content within CR 12773 that is posted on the CMS website at

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: June 09, 2022

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