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June 11, 2020

MLN Connects® for Thursday, June 11, 2020

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COVID-19: Reopening Health Care Facilities


  • Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results Available on Nursing Home Compare
  • Trump Administration Encourages Reopening of Health Care Facilities
  • HHS Announces New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing
  • Prior Authorization Process and Requirements for Certain Hospital OPD Services: Payment for Related Services


  • Medicare Documentation Requirement Lookup Service Special Open Door Forum — June 25

MLN Matters® Articles

  • July 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 21.2
  • July Quarterly Update for 2020 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule
  • National Coverage Determination (NCD) 160.18 Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Quarterly Update for the Temporary Gap Period of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) - October 2020

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