RBRVS EZ-Fees Updates

RBRVS 2021 Updates

July 2021

rbrvs_2021_update4.0.zip  6.28.2021

*Summary of Changes in V4.0:  

Version 4.0 provides new tables for RBRVS,  RBRVS OPPS, Lab, and  J Codes. To check on specific table dates and versions see Help-About Table Status.

*All 2021 users need this update.  See Update Instructions below.

rbrvs_2021_update3.2.zip  6.8.2021

Version 3.2  provides a new Zipcode/GPCI export table for Pro Plus users. All other tables same as V3.1

rbrvs_2021_update3.1.zip  4.7.2021

*Summary of Changes in V3.1:  

Version 3.1  provides new tables for RBRVS,  RBRVS OPPS, Lab, DMEPOS, J Codes and ASC.    To check on specific table dates and versions see Help-About Table Status.

*All 2021 users need this update.  See Update Instructions below.

4.7.21 Note there is an issue with the Gap table not updating in V3.0. This only affects the GAP table.

RBRVS EZ-Fees Update Instructions:

Note 1:   Updating will delete all user defined fee information (S1-S5, Freq1-Freq5 and tags).  If you wish to save this information simply backup your tables using File-Backup.  After updating select File-Restore to retrieve.

  1. Exit out of RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
  2. Download the most recent update zip file below to the application folder. The 2021 default location is C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
  3. Unzip the update file to the same application folder. When prompted overwrite the existing files (rbrvs.mdb, rbrvs21.exe, OPPSCAP.xls )
  4. Restart RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021 from the icon on your desktop. You should see your user name and keycode pre-filled in the Enter Keycode screen. If these fields are not pre-filled you probably unzipped the files in step 3 to the wrong location/path. If so, redo step 3 and confirm that you are unzipping to the application folder C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021
April 2021

rbrvs_2021_update3.2.zip  6.8.2021

Version 3.2  provides a new Zipcode/GPCI export table for Pro Plus users. All other tables same as V3.1

rbrvs_2021_update3.1.zip  4.7.2021

*Summary of Changes in V3.1:  

Version 3.1  provides new tables for RBRVS,  RBRVS OPPS, Lab, DMEPOS, J Codes and ASC.    To check on specific table dates and versions see Help-About Table Status.

*All 2021 users need this update.  See Update Instructions below.

4.7.21 Note there is an issue with the Gap table not updating in V3.0. This only affects the GAP table.

RBRVS EZ-Fees Update Instructions:

Note 1:   Updating will delete all user defined fee information (S1-S5, Freq1-Freq5 and tags).  If you wish to save this information simply backup your tables using File-Backup.  After updating select File-Restore to retrieve.

  1. Exit out of RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
  2. Download the most recent update zip file below to the application folder. The 2021 default location is C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
  3. Unzip the update file to the same application folder. When prompted overwrite the existing files (rbrvs.mdb, rbrvs21.exe, OPPSCAP.xls )
  4. Restart RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021 from the icon on your desktop. You should see your user name and keycode pre-filled in the Enter Keycode screen. If these fields are not pre-filled you probably unzipped the files in step 3 to the wrong location/path. If so, redo step 3 and confirm that you are unzipping to the application folder C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021
January 2021
RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021 Updates

1.6.21 CMS just released the new CF $34.8931 to comply with the budget neutrality adjustment. The new version 2.0 and update will be released and posted to this page on 1.7.21. V 1.0.0 which was released on 1/1/21 with CF $32.4085 and was changed to $34.8931. All V 1.0.0 users need this update.

rbrvs_2021_update2.0.zip 1.7.2021 Update*Summary of Changes in V2.0:

Version 2.0 provides new tables for RBRVS, RB RVS OPPS, Lab and GAP. To check on specific table dates and versions see Help-About Table Status.

*All 2021 users need this update. See Update Instructions below.

RBRVS EZ-Fees Update Instructions:

Note 1: Updating will delete all user defined fee information (S1-S5, Freq1-Freq5 and tags). If you wish to save this information simply backup your tables using File-Backup. After updating select File-Restore to retrieve.

Exit out of RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
Download the most recent update zip file below to the application folder. The 2021 default location is C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021.
Unzip the update file to the same application folder. When prompted overwrite the existing files (rbrvs.mdb, rbrvs21.exe, OPPSCAP.xls )
Restart RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021 from the icon on your desktop. You should see your user name and keycode pre-filled in the Enter Keycode screen. If these fields are not pre-filled you probably unzipped the files in step 3 to the wrong location/path. If so, redo step 3 and confirm that you are unzipping to the application folder C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2021

RBRVS 2020 Updates

10.13.2020 Oct 2020 Update

Version 6.0 provides new tables for RBRVS, J Code, Lab, DMEPOS, NCCI & ASC for Oct 2020.

*All users need this update. See Update Instructions below.

All users need this update.

  rbrvs_2020_update6.0.zip

RBRVS EZ-Fees Update Instructions:

Note 1: Updating will delete all user defined fee information (S1-S5, Freq1-Freq5 and tags). If you wish to save this information simply backup your tables using File-Backup. After updating select File-Restore to retrieve.

1. Exit out of RBRVS EZ-Fees 2020.
2. Download the most recent update zip file below to the application folder. The 2020 default location is C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2020.
3. Unzip the update file to the same application folder. When prompted overwrite the existing files (rbrvs.mdb, rbrvs20.exe)
4. Restart RBRVS EZ-Fees 2020 from the icon on your desktop. You should see your user name and keycode pre-filled in the Enter Keycode screen. If these fields are not pre-filled you probably unzipped the files in step 3 to the wrong location/path. If so, redo step 3 and confirm that you are unzipping to the application folder C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2020

7.1.20 July 2020 Update

rbrvs_2020_update5.1.zip  7.28.2020  July 2020 Update **Revised

Summary of Changes in 5.1:

Version 5.1 provides new tables for RBRVS,  J Code,  Lab & DMEPOS for July 2020.

*All users need this update.  See Update Instructions below.

** Version 5.0 which was released on 7.1.20 did not have the updated 3rd quarter LAB table (omitting COVID lab tests and fees for U0003 and U0004)

All users need this update.

4.16.2020 April 2020 Update

rbrvs_2020_update4.1.zip  4.16.2020  April 2020 Update

Summary of Changes in 4.1:

Version 4.1  provides new tables for RBRVS,  J Code,  Lab table &  Gap Table for the April 2020.

*All users need this update.  See Update Instructions below.

*Version 4.1  provides fix for Gap Users who upgraded using 4.0.  If you have a Gap License and upgraded using version Version 4.0, you need this 4.1 update.

1.17.20 CMS-1715-F

rbrvs_2020_update3.0.zip  1.20.2020

1.17.20 CMS-1715-F

Last week CMS revised the GPCIs affecting 48 localities outside California plus most California Localities.  Work GPCIs that were less than 1.00 have been increased to 1.00 (Min 1.00 Floor).

*5/7/20 Update on GPCI Floor

For January 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020, the Work GPCIs reflect a 1.0 floor as required by Section 3801 of The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 [March 27, 2020].  (*Note:  Section 101 of division N of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 previously updated the work GPCI floor from January 1, 2020 through May 22, 2020 only)

1.1.2020

rbrvs_2020_update2.0.zip  1.1.2020

Version 2.0  provides the 2020 Gap Table.  Only Gap licensees need this update to use the Gap units/fees which were not available at with the release of Version 1.0

Summary of Changes in 2.0:

2020 Gap Table

Version 1.0 released 12.27.19

Gap Table not available at time of release. Please check back 1st week January.

RBRVS 2019 Updates

10.15.2019

rbrvs_2019_update6.0.zip 10.15.2019

Version 5.0 provides a new table for RBRVS, JCODES, DMEPOS, NCCI and ASC.

Summary of Changes in 5.0: (Required for all users)

Updated RBRVS  Table – October

Updated J-CODE Table – October

Updated DMEPOS Table – October

Updated NCCI Table – October

Updated ASC  Table -October Correction 10/15/19

7.19.2019

rbrvs_2019_update5.0.zip 7.19.2019

Version 5.0 provides a new table for RBRVS, JCODES, DMEPOS and NCCI.

Summary of Changes in 5.0: (Required for all users)

Updated RBRVS  Table – July

Updated J-CODE Table – July

Updated DMEPOS Table – July

Updated NCCI Table – July

4.7.2019

rbrvs_2019_update4.0.zip 4.7.2019

Version 4.0 provides a new table for RBRVS, JCODES, DMEPOS, NCCI and ASC.

Summary of Changes in 4.0:

Updated RBRVS  Table – April

Updated J-CODE Table – April

Updated DMEPOS Table – April

Update NCCI Table – April

Updated ASC  Table -CMS-1695-Correction Notice 2

1.16.2019

rbrvs_2019_update3.0.zip  1.16.2019

Version 3.0 provides a new table for RBRVS, LAB and DMEPOS and realigns columns for better display with Windows 10.  All users need this update.  For the RBRVS table, 13 California localities (out of 112 in the US) have slightly revised GPCIs.  Affected localities are BAKERSFIELD, EL CENTRO, HANFORD-CORCORAN, RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO-ONTARIO, SACRAMENTO–ROSEVILLE–ARDEN-ARCADE, SALINAS, SAN DIEGO-CARLSBAD, SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-HAYWARD (MARIN CNTY), SAN JOSE-SUNNYVALE-SANTA CLARA (SAN BENITO CNTY), SAN LUIS OBISPO-PASO ROBLES-ARROYO GRANDE, SANTA CRUZ-WATSONVILLE, SANTA MARIA-SANTA BARBARA  and SANTA ROSA.  In addition there were 110 codes with slightly revised RVUs.  A summary Excel spreadsheet showing these changes is available by request for registered users.

Summary of Changes in 3.0: (Required for all users)

RBRVS (13 revised GPCIs and 110 codes with revised RBRVS units)

LAB

DMEPOS

1.2.2019

RBRVS EZ-Fees Update Instructions:

Note 1:   Updating will delete all user defined fee information (S1-S5, Freq1-Freq5 and tags).  If you wish to save this information simply backup your tables using File-Backup.  After updating select File-Restore to retrieve.

  1. Exit out of RBRVS EZ-Fees 2019.
  2. Download the most recent update zip file below to the application folder. The 2019 default location is C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2019.
  3. Unzip the update file to the same application folder. When prompted overwrite the existing files (rbrvs.mdb, rbrvs19.exe)
  4. Restart RBRVS EZ-Fees 2019 from the icon on your desktop. You should see your user name and keycode pre-filled in the Enter Keycode screen. If these fields are not pre-filled you probably unzipped the files in step 3 to the wrong location/path. If so, redo step 3 and confirm that you are unzipping to the application folder C:\RBRVS EZ-Fees 2019

 

rbrvs_2019_update2.1.zip  1.2.2019

Version 2.1 fixes the date expiration message and provides the Gap Table. We recommend all users to update to Ver 2.1 to stop the warning message  from appearing but there are no fee or unit changes from Version 1.0. Gap licensees need this update to use the Gap units/fees which were not available at with the release of Version 1.0

Summary of Changes in 2.1:

Bug Fix for Expired Data Warning Message

Gap Table

RBRVS 2018 Updates

10.2.18

rbrvs_2018_update7.0.zip 10.2.18

Summary of Changes in 7.0:

Updated RBRVS  Table – October

Updated J-CODE Table – October

Updated LAB Table – October Revised July Release

Update NCCI Table – October

Updated ASC  Table – October

6.26.18

 rbrvs_2018_update6.0.zip 6.26.18

Summary of Changes in 6.0:

Updated RBRVS  Table – July

Updated DMEPOS Table – July

Updated J-CODE Table – July

Updated LAB Table – April (Q2 Revised)

Update NCCI Table – July

5.4.18

rbrvs_2018_update5.0.zip 5.4.18

Summary of Changes in 5.0:

Updated ASC  Table – CMS-1678-CN (Correction Notice)

3.31.18

RBRVS EZ-Fees 2018 Updates  

rbrvs_2018_update4.0.zip 3.31.18

Summary of Changes in 4.0:

Updated RBRVS  Table – April

Updated DMEPOS Table – April

Updated J-CODE Table – April

3.5.18

rbrvs_2018_update3.0.zip 3.5.18

Summary of Changes in 3.0:

Updated RBRVS  Table

2/9/18 Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 which granted a two year extension of the Geographic Practice Cost Indices (GPCI) floor through December 31, 2019.  This Act raises the Work Index to a minimum floor of 1.0 for 52 localities and will cause any fee schedule for any service in these localities to increase.  As per Section 50201 of this Act changes to the Work (GPCI)  are effective retroactive to 1/1/2018.

2/9/18 Provides updates for mammography codes (77065, 77066, 77067 ) based on CMS Change Request (CR) Number: 10181

For claims with dates of service January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, report HCPCS codes G0202, G0204, and G0206. For claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2018, report CPT codes 77067, 77066, and 77065 respectively.

1.9.18

rbrvs_2018_update1.1.zip 1.9.18

Provides Gap Table that was delayed in first release 1.0.  If you do not have the optional Gap License there are no changes to any other tables and you should not update at this time.

RBRVS 2017 Updates

9.25.17

rbrvs_2017_update5.0.zip 9.25.17

4th Quarter October 2017 update. New RBRVS, J Codes, NCCI and DMEPOS tables

6.30.17

rbrvs_2017_update4.0.zip 6.30.17

3rd Quarter July 2017 update. New RBRVS, J Codes, NCCI and DMEPOS tables

3.24.17

rbrvs_2017_update3.0.zip  3.24.17

2nd Quarter April 2017  update. New RBRVS, J Codes, NCCI and DMEPOS tables

1.15.17