MLN Connects® for Thursday, January 31, 2019
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January 31, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, January 31, 2019

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News & Announcements

  • New App Displays What Original Medicare Covers
  • Physicians and Non-Physician Practitioners: New Medicare Enrollment Application
  • QPP Videos: Create an Account in HARP
  • QPP Videos: MIPS Data Submission
  • eCQM Resources
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program: FY 2021 Data Collection Began January 1
  • Hospice Training: Updates to Public Reporting in FY 2019
  • Prevent Legionnaires' Disease: Water Management Program Training

Provider Compliance

  • Cochlear Devices Replaced Without Cost: Bill Correctly — Reminder

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Physician Anesthesia Claims for SNF Patients

Upcoming Events

  • New Electronic System for Provider Reimbursement Review Board Appeals Call — February 5
  • New Medicare Card Open Door Forum — February 6
  • Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model Call — February 12
  • New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies Call — February 14
  • MIPS Data Submission Office Hours Sessions — February 26 and March 19

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • RHCs/FQHCs: Communication Technology Based Services and Payment MLN Matters Article — New
  • Quality Payment Program in 2018: Transitioning to an Advanced APM Web-Based Training — New
  • Hospital Based Hospice Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Lab Tests: Urinalysis Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Lab Tests: Routine Venipuncture Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Lenses Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Parenteral Nutrition Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Patient Lifts Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Polysomnography Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • TENS Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — New
  • ESRD Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
  • Clinical Labs Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
  • Typhoon Yutu and Medicare Disaster Related Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Claims MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • DMEPOS Fee Schedule: CY 2019 Update MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Hospital OPPS: January 2019 Update MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Diabetic Shoes Provider Compliance Tips Fact Sheet — Revised
  • Coding and Billing Date of Service on Professional Claims MLN Matters Article — Reissued
  • TKA Removal from IPO List and 2-Midnight Rule MLN Matters Article — Reissued

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