The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has established a new Hospitalist physician specialty code. The new Hospitalist code — C6 — took effect April 1, 2017. Billing systems should be updated to reflect this change.
Medicare will also recognize the new code of C6 as a valid specialty for the following edits:
CMS offers more details regarding code C6 via its MLN Matters article available online here.
Thank you for the comment! Your comment must be approved first
You've already submitted a review for this item
Thank you! Your review has been submitted successfully
Login to be able to comment
Comment cannot be empty
Rating is required
You typed the code incorrectly. Please try again