MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 19, 2018
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April 19, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 19, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • New Medicare Card: New Numbers Are Confidential
  • Market Saturation and Utilization Data Tool
  • MIPS Study on Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures: Apply by April 30
  • IMPACT Act Transfer of Health Measures: Public Comment Period Ends May 3
  • PEPPERs Available for Hospices, SNFs, IRFs, IPFs, CAHs, LTCHs
  • National Minority Health Month: Partnering for Health Equity

Provider Compliance

  • Ophthalmology Services: Questionable Billing and Improper Payments

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • April 2018 OPPS Pricer File

Upcoming Events

  • Medicare Cost Report e-Filing System Webcast — May 1
  • LTCH Quality Reporting Program In-Person Training Event — May 8 and 9
  • IRF Quality Reporting Program In-Person Training Event — May 9 and 10

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Quarterly Update to the NCCI PTP Edits, Version 24.2 MLN Matters Article — New
  • Change in Type of Service for CPT Code 77067 MLN Matters Article — New
  • Ambulance Transportation for SNF Resident in Stay Not Covered by Part A MLN Matters Article — New
  • Supervised Exercise Therapy for Symptomatic PAD MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns, and Residents Booklet — Revised
  • Billing Information for Rural Providers and Suppliers Booklet — Revised
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS: The Next Generation of Coding Booklet — Reminder
  • General Equivalence Mappings FAQs Booklet — Reminder
  • Critical Access Hospital Booklet — Reminder
  • Learn About Medicare Policy

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