MLN Connects® for Thursday, August 30, 2018
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August 30, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, August 30, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • ACOs Taking Risk in Innovative Payment Model Generate Savings for Patients and Taxpayers
  • Physician Fee Schedule Year 3 Proposed Rule: Comments due September 10
  • Call for Panel on 2018 MIPS IA Performance Category – Nominations due September 21
  • MIPS Targeted Review Request: Deadline October 1
  • Hospice Public Reporting: Key Dates
  • 2019 eCQM Flows for EPs
  • Home Health Agencies: 2016 Utilization and Payment Data

Provider Compliance

  • Provider Minute: Laboratory and Diagnostic Services Billing Video

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Integrated OCE Files for October 2018
  • Claims for Biosimilar Drug Code Q5108

Upcoming Events

  • New Medicare Card Open Door Forum – September 13
  • Dementia Care: Opioid Use & Impact for Persons Living with Dementia Call – September 18
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: New Covered Service Call–September 26

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Next Generation ACO Model 2019 Benefit Enhancement MLN Matters Article – New
  • Update to Chapter 15: Certification Statement Policies MLN Matters Article – New
  • HPTCs Code Set Update: October 2018 MLN Matters Article – New
  • I/OCE Specifications Version 19.3: October 2018 MLN Matters Article – New
  • Implement Operating Rules - Phase III ERA EFT MLN Matters Article – New
  • Claim Status Category and Codes Update MLN Matters Article – New
  • Medicare Billing for Outpatient Physical Therapy Fact Sheet – New
  • Diabetes Self-Management Training Accrediting Organizations Fact Sheet – New
  • ESRD Quality Incentive Program Call: Audio Recording and Transcript – New
  • Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information Fact Sheet – Revised
  • Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM Web-Based Training Course – Revised
  • Medicare Enrollment for Physicians, NPPs, and Other Part B Suppliers Booklet – Reminder
  • Screening Pap Tests and Pelvic Examinations Booklet – Reminder

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