CMS says states can exempt hospitals from NDC-reporting requirements

Traynor, Kate
January 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The article reports on the exemption of the state hospitals from the reporting of National Drug Codes (NDCs) in the U.S. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) clarifies that the state Medicaid programs will not be required the NDC reporting on claims about drugs administered in hospital outpatient clinics. It points out that these physician-administered drugs are used in the offices and hospital outpatient clinics, infusion centers, and emergency departments of physicians.


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