MLN Connects® for August 11, 2016
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August 11, 2016

MLN Connects® for August 11, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • Medicare Announces Participants in Effort to Improve Access, Quality of Care in Rural Areas
  • Affordable Care Act Payment Model Continues to Improve Care, Lower Costs
  • ESRD QIP PY 2020 Proposed Rule: New Fact Sheet and Video
  • CMS to Release a CBR on Positive Airway Pressure Devices, Respiratory Assist Devices and Accessories in August
  • TEP on IMPACT Act Quality Measures: Nominations due August 21

Provider Compliance

  • Preventive Services

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • ICD-10 GEMS for 2017 Available

Upcoming Events

  • ESRD QIP PY 2020 Proposed Rule Call-In Session — August 16
  • Global Surgery Proposed Data Collection Town Hall — August 25
  • IMPACT Act: Data Elements and Measure Development Call — August 31
  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call — September 15

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Timely Reporting of Provider Enrollment Information Changes MLN Matters® Article — New
  • IRFs: Improving Documentation Positively Impacts CERT Web-Based Training Course — New
  • Physician Compare Call: Addendum — New
  • RHCs HCPCS Reporting Requirement and Billing Updates MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • MLN Guided Pathways Provider Specific Medicare Resources Booklet — Revised
  • PECOS Technical Assistance Contact Information Fact Sheet — Revised

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