MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 8, 2018
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November 8, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 8, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • New Medicare Card: Questions?
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Updates
  • SNF Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by November 30
  • QRURs and PQRS Feedback Reports: Access Ends December 31
  • Quality Payment Program: Multi-Payer Other Payer Advanced APMs List
  • Quality Payment Program: Visit the Resource Library Website
  • Raising Awareness of Diabetes in November

Provider Compliance

  • Reporting Changes in Ownership – Reminder

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Hospitals: Incorrect Maximum Payment for Sentinel Cerebral Protection System™

Upcoming Events

  • Home Health Services: Review Choice Demonstration Call – November 13
  • IRF Payment and Coverage Policies: FY 2019 Final Rule Call – November 15
  • Quality Payment Program Year 3 Final Rule Overview Webinar – November 15
  • Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics Call – November 19
  • IMPACT Act: National Beta Test of Candidate SPADEs Meeting – November 27

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Prescriber's Guide: New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019 MLN Matters Article – New
  • NGACO Model Post Discharge Home Visit HCPCS MLN Matters Article – New
  • Hospital and CAH Swing-Bed Manual Revisions MLN Matters Article – New
  • Manual Updates to Correct SNF Errors and Omissions: 2018 Q4 MLN Matters Article – New
  • Temporary Transitional Payment for HIT Services for CYs 2019 and 2020 MLN Matters Article – New
  • Revision of SNF CB Edits for Ambulance Services in a Part A Facility Stay MLN Matters Article – New
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model Booklet – New
  • Medicare Billing: CMS Form CMS-1450 and the 837 Institutional Booklet – Revised
  • Medicare Billing: CMS Form CMS-1500 and the 837 Professional Booklet – Revised
  • Medicare Preventive Services National Educational Products Listing – Revised

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