MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 17, 2016
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November 17, 2016

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 17, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • CMS and Indian Health Service Expand Collaboration to Improve Health Care in Hospitals
  • CMS to Release a Comparative Billing Report on Knee Orthoses in January
  • Recognizing Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the Great American Smokeout

Provider Compliance

  • False Claims Act

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Sunsetting of Section 1011: Emergency Health Services Furnished to Undocumented Aliens
  • LTCH: Clarification of Immediately Preceding Hospitals for Exclusion from Site Neutral Payment Rate

Upcoming Events

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model Expansion Call – November 30
  • IRF and LTCH Quality Measure Report Call – December 1
  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call – December 6
  • 2016 Hospital Appeals Settlement Update Call – December 12
  • Comparative Billing Report on Viscosupplementation of the Knee Webinar – December 14

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Hard Copy Claims Not Crossing Over Due to Duplicate Diagnosis Codes MLN Matters Article – New
  • Medicare Basics: Parts A and B Claims Overview Video – New
  • Medicare Quality Programs Call: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • Clinical Labs Call: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevention, Detection, and Reporting Booklet – Revised

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