MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 10, 2019
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October 10, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 10, 2019

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MLN Connects – New Medicare Card: 80% of Claims Submitted with MBI


  • New Medicare Card: 80% of Claims Submitted with MBI
  • Nursing Homes: Enhancing Transparency about Abuse and Neglect
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS Dates and Deadlines
  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


  • Proper Use of the KX Modifier for Part B Immunosuppressive Drug Claims

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • FY 2020 IPPS and LTCH PPS Claims Hold


  • Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically Webcast – November 5

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Ambulance Inflation Factor for Calendar Year (CY) 2020 and Productivity Adjustment
  • Provider Enrollment Rebuttal Process
  • Implementation of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) – Revised
  • International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determination (NCDs) – January 2020 Update – Revised
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) Updates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 – Revised


  • Medicare Preventive Services – Revised
  • Medicare Enrollment for Providers Who Solely Order or Certify – Reminder
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse Poster – Reminder
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevent, Detect, Report – Reminder
  • Medicare Overpayments – Reminder
  • PECOS for DMEPOS Suppliers – Reminder
  • PECOS for Physicians and NPPs – Reminder
  • PECOS for Provider and Supplier Organizations – Reminder


  • Opioid Treatment Program Listening Session: Audio Recording and Transcript

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