MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 11, 2019
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April 11, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 11, 2019

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  • Patients Over Paperwork April Newsletter
  • New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies: Myths and Facts
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program: Submit Notice of Intent to Apply Beginning June 11
  • Quality Payment Program CMS Web Interface and CAHPS for MIPS Survey: Register by July 1
  • Quality Payment Program: 2018 MIPS Data Submission Preliminary Feedback
  • IRF and SNF Quality Reporting Program: Enhanced Review and Correct Reports
  • Part A Providers: Formal Telephone Discussion Demonstration Expansion
  • Help Prevent Alcohol Misuse or Abuse
  • National Health Care Decisions Day is April 16


  • Provider Minute Video: The Importance of Proper Documentation

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Hold Hospice Adjustments to Avoid Underpayments


  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevent, Detect, Report
  • Promoting Interoperability Programs
  • Telehealth Services – Revised
  • Descriptors of G-codes and Modifiers for Therapy Functional Reporting – Revised
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse Poster – Reminder


  • CMS: Beyond the Policy Podcast
  • Cost Reports Webcast: Audio Recording and Transcript
  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Quality Performance Category in 2019 Web-Based Training Course – Revised

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