MLN Connects® for Thursday, December 12, 2019
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December 12, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Quality Payment Program: Your MIPS Eligibility Status


  • Open Payments: Review and Dispute Data by December 31
  • LTCH Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by January 9
  • IRF Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by January 9
  • Quality Payment Program: Check Your Final 2019 MIPS Eligibility Status
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS Low-Volume Threshold Criteria for 2019
  • Home Health Agencies: OASIS Considerations for PDGM Transition


  • Bill Correctly for Device Replacement Procedures

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Payment for Outpatient Clinic Visit Services at Excepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments


  • ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2020 ESRD PPS Final Rule Call – January 14

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Medicare Part B Home Infusion Therapy Services with the Use of Durable Medical Equipment
  • CY 2020 Update for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule
  • Summary of Policies in the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, Telehealth Originating Site Facility Fee Payment Amount and Telehealth Services List, CT Modifier Reduction List, and Preventive Services List
  • Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapters 1, 23 and 35
  • Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging – Educational and Operations Testing Period - Claims Processing Requirements – Revised
  • Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Rate Update for Calendar Year (CY) 2020 – Revised
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  • Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) Medicare Billing & Payment
  • Hospice Comprehensive Assessment Measure


  • Hospital Price Transparency Call: Audio Recording and Transcript

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