MLN Connects® for Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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November 23, 2016

MLN Connects® for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • CMS Launches New Online Tool to Make Quality Payment Program Easier for Clinicians
  • 2017 PQRS Results: Submit an Informal Review by November 30
  • Value Modifier: Informal Review Request Period Open through November 30
  • IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measures: Comments Due
  • Post-Acute Care QRP Data Submission Exceptions for Hurricane Matthew
  • New Quality Payment Program Resources Available
  • Each Office Visit is an Opportunity to Recommend Influenza Vaccination

Provider Compliance

  • Enteral Infusion Pumps

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Reprocessing of Some IPPS Claims

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
  • IRF-PAI Therapy Information Data Collection Call — January 12

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Emergency Preparedness Video Presentation — New
  • Inappropriate Billing of Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries for Medicare Cost-Sharing MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Provider Enrollment Requirements for Writing Prescriptions for Medicare Part D Drugs MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Hospital-Acquired Conditions and POA Indicator Reporting Provision Fact Sheet — Reminder
  • PAP Devices: Complying with Documentation & Coverage Requirements Fact Sheet — Revised
  • Evaluation and Management Services Guide — Reminder
  • DMEPOS Quality Standards Booklet—Revised
  • Medicare Claim Review Programs Booklet — Revised
  • Drug Diversion: Do You Know Where the Drugs Are Going? Web-Based Training Course—Revised
  • Hospice Payment System Booklet – Reminder

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