Release Date: July 2009
Please note that since the implementation of this publication, the following corrections or changes
have been identified:
Page Section Title Description of Change
Number and/or Number
27 Chapter 3 Change second paragraph as follows:
Medicare Medicare fee-for-service claims must be filed timely, which means
Reimbursement that they must be filed on or before December 31 of the calendar
year following the year in which the services were furnished.
Medicare Services furnished in the last quarter of the year (October through
Claims December) are considered furnished in the following year.