MLN Connects® for Thursday, May 16, 2019
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May 16, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, May 16, 2019

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  • New Medicare Card: Need an MBI for a Patient?
  • Putting our Rural Health Strategy into Action
  • Hospital Quality Reporting: 2020 QRDA I Implementation Guide, Schematron, and Sample File
  • eCQM: Specifications and Materials for 2020 Reporting
  • Promoting Interoperability Program: Hardship Exception Application
  • Emergency Department Services: Comparative Billing Report in May
  • Help Prevent Older Adult Falls: New Clinical Tools from the CDC
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier
  • Talk to Your Patients about Mental Health


  • Improper Payment for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Planning Services


  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Webcast Series: Get Ready for Round 2021
  • MIPS Improvement Activities Performance Category in 2019 Webinar – May 23
  • Post-Acute Care QRPs: Reporting Requirements and Resources Call – June 5

MLN Matters® Articles

  • International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determination (NCDs)
  • Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) Changes to Assist Beneficiaries Enrolled in the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program
  • Educational Resources to Assist Chiropractors with Medicare Billing – Revised
  • Medicare Coverage for Chiropractic Services – Medical Record Documentation Requirements for Initial and Subsequent Visits – Revised
  • Use of the AT modifier for Chiropractic Billing (New Information Along with Information in MM3449) – Revised


  • Medicare Part B Immunization Billing: Seasonal Influenza Virus, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B – Reminder

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