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Updates to the Common Working File (CWF) for Editing and Claims Processing to Allow Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Coverage of Kidney Acquisition Costs for Medicare Advantage (MA) Beneficiaries Provided by Maryland Waiver (MW) Hospitals

The purpose of this Change Request (CR) is to update the CWF edits and claims processes to allow Medicare FFS coverage and add-on payment of kidney acquisition costs for MA beneficiaries provided by MW hospitals.

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

Issue Date: September 30, 2022

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