MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 1, 2018
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November 1, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 1, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • HHS Advances Payment Model to Lower Drug Costs for Patients
  • SNF Quality Reporting Program Data on Nursing Home Compare
  • IRF, LTCH, and SNF Quality Reporting Programs: Submission Deadline November 15
  • Hospital Cost Report Data: User-Friendly Version
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: New Covered Service
  • November is Home Care and Hospice Month

Provider Compliance

  • Ophthalmology Services: Questionable Billing and Improper Payments – Reminder

Upcoming Events

  • IRF Payment and Coverage Policies: FY 2019 Final Rule Call – November 15

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Typhoon Yutu and Medicare Disaster Related Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Claims MLN Matters Article – New
  • MRI MLN Matters Article – New
  • Incomplete Colonoscopies Billed with Modifier 53 MLN Matters Article – New
  • CWF Edit of MA Inpatient Claims from Approved Teaching Hospitals MLN Matters Article – New
  • Correction to CWF IUR 7272 for Intervening Stay MLN Matters Article – New
  • Redesign of Hospice Periods MLN Matters Article – New
  • ASP Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files and Revisions: January 2019 MLN Matters Article – New
  • MCReF System Webcast: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • Patient Relationship Categories and Codes Webcast: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • Medicare Podiatry Services Fact Sheet – Revised
  • Medicare and Medicaid Basics Booklet – Revised

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