MLN Connects® Provider eNews for September 15, 2016
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September 15, 2016

MLN Connects® for September 15, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • Plans for the Quality Payment Program in 2017: Pick Your Pace
  • CMS Finalizes Rule to Bolster Emergency Preparedness of Certain Facilities
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Payment Amounts and Contract Offers for Round 1 2017
  • New Data: 49 States plus DC Reduce Avoidable Hospital Readmissions
  • SNF QRP Provider Training Questions and Feedback on MDS 3.0
  • EHR Incentive Programs: Materials from August Webinars Available
  • ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting: Materials Available
  • Track ICD-10 Progress and Manage Your Revenue Cycle

Provider Compliance

  • Advanced Life Support Ambulance Services: Insufficient Documentation

Upcoming Events

  • SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program Call — September 28
  • 2015 Annual QRURs Webcast — September 29
  • IMPACT Act: Data Elements and Measure Development Call — October 13

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Overview of the SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program MLN Matters® Article — New
  • Fee-For-Service Data Collection System: Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Data Reporting Template MLN Matters Article — New
  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Fact Sheet — Revised
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS Myths and Facts Fact Sheet — Revised
  • ICD-10-CM Classification Enhancements Fact Sheet — Revised
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS The Next Generation of Coding Fact Sheet — Revised
  • General Equivalence Mappings Frequently Asked Questions Booklet — Revised
  • Quick Reference Chart: Descriptors of G-codes and Modifiers for Therapy Functional Reporting Educational Tool — Revised
  • Preventive Services Educational Tool — Reminder

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