MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 20, 2016
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October 21, 2016

MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 20, 2016

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News & Announcements

  • CMS Announces New Initiative to Increase Clinician Engagement
  • Medicare's Investment in Primary Care Shows Progress
  • Physician Compare Preview Period Ends November 11
  • Value Modifier: Informal Review Request Period Open through November 30
  • 2015 Supplemental Quality and Resource Use Reports Available
  • Medicare Open Enrollment Information for your Patients

Provider Compliance

  • Importance of Documentation

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • October 2016 OPPS Pricer File Update

Upcoming Events

  • Long-Term Care Facilities: Reform of Requirements Call — October 27
  • How to Report Across 2016 Medicare Quality Programs Call — November 1
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Payment System: Data Reporting Call — November 2
  • Quality Payment Program Final Rule Call — November 15
  • Home Health Quality Reporting Program Provider Training — November 16 and 17

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Provider Compliance Fact Sheets — New
  • Emergency Preparedness Requirements Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
  • Evaluation and Management Services Guide — Revised
  • Hospice Payment System Booklet — Revised
  • Provider Compliance Fact Sheets — Revised
  • Continuing Education Credits for Web-Based Training Courses

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