Medicare Timely Filing Limit (as of January 1, 2010)

MM6960 ”“  Systems Changes Necessary to Implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Section 6404 – Maximum Period for Submission of Medicare Claims Reduced to Not More Than 12 Months

“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is updating edit criteria related to the timely filing limits for submitting claims for Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) reimbursement. As a result of the PPACA, claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2010 received later than one calendar year beyond the date of service will be denied by Medicare.

The entire article available here (pdf.)