MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 17, 2019
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October 17, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 17, 2019

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MLN Connects — New Medicare Card: MBI Transition Ends in Less Than 10 Weeks

News

  • New Medicare Card: MBI Transition Ends in Less Than 10 Weeks
  • Guide for Appropriate Tapering or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Use
  • ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance: Deadline for Comments November 8
  • CMS Health Equity Award: Submit Nomination by November 15
  • Quality Payment Program: Participation Status Tool Includes Second Snapshot of Data
  • Atherectomy: Comparative Billing Report in October
  • Protect Your Patients from Influenza this Season

Compliance

  • Cardiac Device Credits: Medicare Billing

Events

  • Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically Webcast — November 5
  • Atherectomy: Comparative Billing Report Webinar — November 6
  • Provider Compliance Focus Group Meeting — November 12

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Add Dates of Service (DOS) for Pneumococcal Pneumonia Vaccination (PPV) Health Care Procedure Code System (HCPCS) Codes (90670, 90732), and Remove Next Eligible Dates for PPV HCPCS
  • Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Changes
  • Home Health Orders for Nurse Practitioners under the Maryland Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Model
  • Implementation of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) — Revised
  • October 2019 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System — Revised
  • October 2019 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) — Revised

Publications

  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS and APM Resources
  • Roster Billing for Mass Immunizers — Revised
  • Acute Care Inpatient Hospital Prospective Payment System — Reminder
  • Hospice Payment System— Reminder
  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System— Reminder
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System— Reminder
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System— Reminder
  • Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System— Reminder
  • Telehealth Services — Reminder

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