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April 23, 2020

MLN Connects® for Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Report Clinical Trial Data to Fight COVID-19 & Earn MIPS Credit

News

  • Trump Administration Champions Reporting of COVID-19 Clinical Trial Data through Quality Payment Program, Announces New Clinical Trials Improvement Activity
  • CMS Releases Additional Blanket Waivers for Long-Term Care Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers and Intermediate Care Facilities
  • IRF PPS FY 2021 Proposed Rule
  • Bill Correctly for Inhalant Drugs

Events

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

MLN Matters® Articles

  • New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)
  • New Waived Tests
  • April 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 21.1 — Revised
  • April 2020 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System — Revised
  • Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) - April 2020 Update — Revised
  • Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update — Revised
  • Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update — Revised

Publications

  • Provider Compliance Tips for Nebulizers and Related Drugs Fact Sheet — Revised

Multimedia

  • Medicare Home Health Benefit Web-Based Training Course — Revised

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