MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 26, 2019
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September 26, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 26, 2019

MLN Connects – More Questions About Using the MBI?

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  • New Medicare Card: More Questions about Using the MBI?
  • Quality Payment Program: Submit Comments on 2020 Proposed Rule by September 27
  • SNF PPS Patient Driven Payment Model: Get Ready for Implementation on October 1
  • 2019 QRDA I Implementation Guide and Sample File for Hospital Quality Reporting: Updated
  • Post-Acute Care and Hospice Utilization and Payment Public Use Files
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories: Resources about the Private Payor Rate-Based CLFS
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program Quarterly Updates
  • National Cholesterol Education Month and World Heart Day


  • DME Proof of Delivery Documentation Requirements

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Valid Claims


  • IRF/LTCH: Reporting Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccination Data Webinars – October 1, 3, or 9

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Quarterly Update for the Temporary Gap Period of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) – January 2020
  • October 2019 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files and Revisions to Prior Quarterly Pricing Files – Revised
  • Quarterly Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Drug/Biological Code Changes – October 2019 Update – Revised


  • Quality Payment Program: Resources for Clinicians New to the Program in 2019
  • Medicare Enrollment for Physicians and Other Part B Suppliers – Reminder
  • Medicare Preventive Services Poster – Reminder
  • Safeguard Your Identity and Privacy Using PECOS – Reminder


  • Quality Payment Program: All-Payer Combination Option in 2019 Web-Based Training Course
  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Promoting Interoperability Performance Category in 2019 Web-Based Training Course
  • Dementia Care Call: Audio Recording and Transcript
  • Quality Payment Program for Advanced APMs in 2019 Web-Based Training Course – Revised
  • Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): Participation in 2019 Web-Based Training Course – Revised
  • Transitioning to an Advanced APM: 2019 Update Web-Based Training Course – Revised

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