MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 7, 2019
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March 7, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 7, 2019

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News & Announcements

  • Reducing Opioid Misuse Letter
  • New Medicare Card: Need an MBI?
  • CMS Improving Nursing Home Compare in April
  • Comparing Hospital Quality: CMS Updates Consumer Resources
  • Promoting Interoperability Programs: Attestation Deadline Extended to March 14
  • CY 2018 eCQM Data: Submission Deadline Extended to March 14
  • Hospice Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by March 31
  • LTCH Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by April 3
  • IRF Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by April 3
  • Interoperability and Patient Access to Health Data: Comments on New Proposals due May 3
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories: New Resources about the Private Payor Rate-Based CLFS
  • SNF Provider Threshold Report
  • 2019 QRDA I Voc.xml File
  • Whole Hospital Approach to Mass Casualties
  • Medicare Beneficiaries at a Glance Infographic
  • Help Your Patients Make Informed Food Choice

Provider Compliance

  • Bill Correctly for Device Replacement Procedures – Reminder

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Laboratory Panel Billing Requirements
  • Average Sales Price Files: April 2019
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Valid Claims

Upcoming Events

  • Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool Call – March 12
  • Open Payments: Transparency and You Call – March 13
  • Data Interoperability across the Continuum: CMS Data Element Library Call – March 19
  • SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program: Phase One Review and Corrections Call – March 20
  • Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically Webcast – March 28

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • CLFS: Collecting and Reporting Data for the Private Payor Rate-Based Payment System MLN Matters Article – New
  • CLIA Edits: HCPCS Codes Subject to and Excluded MLN Matters Article – New
  • Home Health Call: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • E/M When Performed with Superficial Radiation Treatment MLN Matters Article – Revised
  • Implantable Defibrillators: NCD 20.4 MLN Matters Article – Revised
  • RA Messaging: 20-Hour Weekly Minimum for PHP Services MLN Matters Article – Revised
  • AWV, IPPE, and Routine Physical – Know the Differences Educational Tool – Reminder
  • Diabetes Self-Management Training Accrediting Organizations Fact Sheet – Reminder
  • Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM Web-Based Training Course – Reminder
  • Dual Eligible Beneficiaries under Medicare and Medicaid Booklet – Reminder
  • Procedure Coding: Using the ICD-10-PCS Web-Based Training – Reminder

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