MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 29, 2018
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November 29, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 29, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • CMS Takes Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs by Modernizing Medicare
  • Nursing Homes: Efforts to Improve Patient Safety, Quality of Care
  • New Online Tool Displays Cost Differences for Certain Surgical Procedures
  • Improved eCQI Resource Center Website
  • Hospital-Based Incident Command Systems: Real Experiences and Practical Applications
  • World AIDS Day is December

Provider Compliance

  • Payment for Outpatient Services Provided to Beneficiaries Who Are Inpatients of Other Facilities — Reminder

Upcoming Events

  • IPPS Final Rule: Changes to the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Webinar — December 5
  • Palliative Care for Dually Eligible Older Adults Webinar — December 5
  • SNF PPS: New Patient Driven Payment Model Call — December 11

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • FQHC PPS Recurring File: CY 2019 Update MLN Matters Article — New
  • Home Health Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
  • Medicare Basics: Commonly Used Acronyms Educational Tool — Revised

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