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April 16, 2020

MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 16, 2020

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3 Proposed Payment Rules


  • Hospice Payment Rate Update Proposed Rule for FY 2021
  • IPF Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule for FY 2021
  • SNF Proposed Payment and Policy Changes for FY 2021


  • Ground Ambulance Organizations: Data Collection for Medicare Providers Call – May 7

MLN Matters® Articles

  • April 2020 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
  • Quarterly Update to the Fiscal Year 2020 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Pricer
  • Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update – Revised
  • Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment – Revised


  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System – Revised
  • Medicare Overpayments – Revised
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Services – Revised


  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevent, Detect, and Report Web-Based Training Course – Revised
  • Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation Web-Based Training Course – Revised

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