MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 14, 2019
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March 14, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 14, 2019

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  • New Medicare Card: 67% of Claims Submitted with MBI
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Get Ready for Round 2021
  • Protecting the Health and Safety of all Americans
  • LTCH Compare Refresh
  • IRF Compare Refresh
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


  • Hospital Beds and Accessories: Provider Compliance Tips


  • 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

MLN Matters® Articles

  • New MBI: Get It, Use It – Revised
  • NGACO Model Post Discharge Home Visit HCPCS – Revised


  • PECOS FAQs – Revised
  • PECOS Technical Assistance Contact Information – Revised


  • Quality Payment Program: 2017 MIPS Performance Feedback Web-Based Training Course

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