MLN Connects® for May 5, 2016
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May 5, 2016

MLN Connects® for May 5, 2016

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In This Edition:

MLN Connects® Events

  • MACRA Listening Session: Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule — Register Now
  • 2015 Mid-Year QRURs Webcast — Register Now
  • New Audio Recordings and Transcripts Available

Medicare Learning Network® Publications and Multimedia

  • Medicare Coverage of Substance Abuse Services MLN Matters® Article — New
  • Medicare Policy Clarified for Prolonged Drug and Biological Infusions Started Incident to a Physician's Service Using an External Pump MLN Matters Article — New


  • CMS Releases NPRM on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Round 2 Recompete/ National Mail-Order Recompete Contract Suppliers Announced
  • CMS Adds New Quality Measures to Nursing Home Compare
  • CMS Publishes Final Rule on Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities
  • CMS Finalizes its Quality Measure Development Plan
  • 2017 Medicare Shared Savings Program: Notice of Intent to Apply Period Closes May 31
  • New PEPPERs Available for Hospices, SNFs, IRFs, IPFs, CAHs, LTCHs
  • CMS to Release a CBR on Podiatry: Nail Debridement and E/M Services in May
  • Focusing on Women's Health

Claims, Pricers, and Codes

  • Reprocessing of Selected Dialysis Claims

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