CHA News Article

CMS Provides Fact Sheet on Rural Health Clinic Billing Requirements
New requirements effective April 1; technical assistance call March 29

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the attached fact sheet on new requirements, effective April 1, for rural health clinic (RHC) billing. As required by the calendar year 2016 physician fee schedule final rule, all RHCs – including those exempt from electronic reporting – are required to report the appropriate HCPCS code for each service line, along with the revenue code and other required billing codes. The Health Resources and Services Administration will host an RHC technical assistance call March 29 from 10:30 a.m. – noon (PT) to provide additional details on the new policy. To participate, dial (800) 779-1416 and enter passcode 4343459. To access the webinar, visit The webinar will be recorded and posted at the RHC technical assistance web page when available.