MLN Connects® for Thursday, June 9, 2016
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June 9, 2016

MLN Connects® for Thursday, June 9, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • Medicare Makes Enhancements to the Shared Savings Program to Strengthen Incentives for Quality Care
  • TEP on Refinement of NQF #0678: Nominations due June 10
  • New PEPPER for Short-term Acute Care Hospitals and June 21 Webinar
  • 2016 PQRS GPRO Registration Open through June 30
  • Long-Term Care Facilities: Mandatory Submission of Staffing Data via PBJ Begins July 1
  • Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes: Trend Update
  • Home Health Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings TEP Summary Available

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • 2017 ICD-10-PCS Updates Available

Upcoming Events

  • Physician Compare Initiative Call — June 16
  • IRF Tier Comorbidity Updates: Soliciting Stakeholder Input Call — June 16
  • Quality Measures and the IMPACT Act Call — July 7

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Updated Information on the IVIG Demonstration MLN Matters® Article — New
  • June 2016 Catalog Available
  • Medicaid Program Integrity: What Is a Prescriber’s Role in Preventing the Diversion of Prescription Drugs? Fact Sheet — Revised
  • Vaccine and Vaccine Administration Payments under Medicare Part D Fact Sheet — Revised
  • Reading the Institutional Remittance Advice Booklet — Reminder
  • Medicare Enrollment Guidelines for Ordering/Referring Providers Fact Sheet — Reminder

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