MLN Connects® for Thursday, August 1, 2019
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August 1, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, August 1, 2019

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News

  • SNF: FY 2020 Payment and Policy Changes
  • IPF: FY 2020 Payment and Quality Reporting Updates
  • Protect Your Patients’ Identities: Use the MBI Now
  • CMS Advances MyHealthEData with New Pilot to Support Clinicians
  • Reducing Administrative Burden: Comment by August 12
  • Medicare Coverage for Treatment Services Furnished by Opioid Treatment Programs
  • Open Payments Program Expansion
  • Improve Accessibility of Care for People with Disabilities: New Resources
  • Part A Providers: Formal Telephone Discussion Demonstration
  • July – September Quarterly Provider Update
  • Disaster Preparedness Resources
  • Vaccines Are Not Just for Kids

Compliance

  • DMEPOS: Bill Correctly for Items Provided During Inpatient Stays

Events

  • Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport Model Application Tutorial Webinar — August 8
  • Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics Listening Session — August 12
  • IRF Appeals Settlement Initiative Call — August 13
  • OPPS and ASC Proposed Rule Listening Session — August 14
  • ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2020 ESRD PPS Proposed Rule Call — August 20
  • Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model: Operational Issues Call — August 21
  • Understanding Your SNF VBP Program Performance Score Report Call — August 27

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging – Educational and Operations Testing Period – Claims Processing Requirements
  • New Waived Tests
  • Documentation of Medical Necessity of the Home Visit; and Physician Management Associated with Superficial Radiation Treatment — Revised

Publications

  • Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Billing
  • Provider Compliance Tips for Glucose Monitors and Diabetic Accessories/Supplies — Revised

Multimedia

  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Cost Performance Category in 2019 Web-Based Training Course — Revised
  • Quality Payment Program 2019 Overview Web-Based Training Course — Revised
  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Quality Performance Category in 2019 Web-Based Training Course — Revised
  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Improvement Activities in 2019 Web-Based Training Course — Revised

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