MLN Connects® for March 31, 2016
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March 31, 2016

MLN Connects® for March 31, 2016

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In This Edition:

MLN Connects® Events

  • Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Preparing to Apply for 2017 Call – Last Chance to Register
  • Open Payments 2016: Prepare to Review Reported Data Call – Register Now
  • IMPACT Act: Data Element Library Call – Register Now
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO Application Process Call – Register Now
  • 2016 PQRS Reporting: Avoiding 2018 Negative Payment Adjustments Call – Registration Now Open
  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call – Registration Now Open
  • New Video Slideshow Available

Medicare Learning Network® Publications and Multimedia

  • Basics of Medicare Series of Web-Based Training Courses – New
  • Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Booklet – Revised
  • Medicare Ambulance Transports Booklet – Revised
  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Fact Sheet – Revised
  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Fact Sheet – Revised


  • CMS Launches New Effort to Improve Care for Nursing Facility Residents
  • Advance Care Planning: New FAQs

Claims, Pricers, and Codes

  • Modifications to HCPCS Code Set
  • Medicare Payment for PAP Devices

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