MLN Connects® for March 17, 2016
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March 17, 2016

MLN Connects® for March 17, 2016

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In This Edition:

MLN Connects® Events

  • Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Preparing to Apply for 2017 Call – Registration Now Open
  • Open Payments 2016: Prepare to Review Reported Data Call – Registration Now Open
  • IMPACT Act: Data Element Library Call – Register Now
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO Application Process Call – Registration Now Open
  • New Audio Recording and Transcript Available

Other CMS Events

  • Comparative Billing Report on Modifier 25: Internal Medicine Webinar
  • Comparative Billing Report on Non-invasive Vascular Studies Webinar

Medicare Learning Network® Publications and Multimedia

  • February 2016 Catalog Available
  • Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Fact Sheet and MLN Matters® Article – Revised
  • Health Professional Shortage Area Physician Bonus Program Fact Sheet – Revised
  • SNF Consolidated Billing Web-Based Training Course – Reminder
  • HIPAA EDI Standards Web-Based Training Course – Reminder
  • Medicare-Required SNF PPS Assessments Educational Tool – Reminder


  • Medicare SNF Transparency Data for CY 2013
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Payment Amounts and Contract Offers for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete
  • Eligible Professionals and Hospitals: Submitting QRDA Files in the 2016 Reporting Period
  • ICD-10: Track and Improve Your Progress
  • CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt's Comments at HIMSS
  • HCAHPS: Measurement of the Patient Experience in Hospitals
  • It Is Still Influenza Season

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