MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 10, 2016
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November 10, 2016

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 10, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • Proposed Rule on Fire Safety Requirements for Applicable Dialysis Facilities
  • IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measure on Pressure Ulcers: Comments due November 17
  • 2017 PQRS Results: Submit an Informal Review by November 30
  • Value Modifier: Informal Review Request Period Open through November 30
  • IRF-PAI and LTCH Provider Reports Retention Change: Take Action by December 1
  • Open Payments: Physicians and Teaching Hospitals Review Pubic Data by December 31
  • Quality Payment Program Presentations Available
  • New Guide Helps Nursing Homes Tackle Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Raising Awareness of Diabetes in November

Provider Compliance

  • Compliance Program Basics

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Re-release of V34 ICD-10 MS-DRG Grouper, Definitions Manual, and Errata Available

Upcoming Events

  • Quality Payment Program Final Rule Call – November 15
  • 2016 Hospital Appeals Settlement Call – November 16
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model Expansion Call – November 30
  • IRF and LTCH Quality Measure Report Call – December 1
  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call – December 6

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Inappropriate Billing of Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries MLN Matters® Article – New
  • Long-Term Care Call: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • PECOS for Physicians and Non-Physician Practitioners Fact Sheet – Revised
  • Power Mobility Devices Fact Sheet – Revised
  • IMPACT Act Videos – Reminder

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