MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 20, 2018
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September 20, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 20, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • CMS Proposes to Lift Unnecessary Regulations and Ease Burden on Providers
  • Hospital Quality Reporting System Open for CY 2018 eCQM Data
  • eCQM Value Sets: Updates for 2019 Reporting and Performance Periods
  • MIPS Targeted Review Request: Deadline Extended to October 15
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS Resources
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier

Provider Compliance

  • Billing for Stem Cell Transplants — Reminder

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • ASP Pricing Files and Coverage for Drugs

Upcoming Events

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: New Covered Service Call — September 26
  • FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Webinar—September 26
  • Final Modifications to the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating Algorithm Call — October 3
  • Provider Compliance Focus Group Meeting — October 5
  • Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically Webcast — October 15
  • Home Health Quality Reporting Program In-Person Training Event — November 6 and 7

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • IMRT Planning Services Editing MLN Matters Article — New
  • Payment Policy Changes Affecting Hospice Aggregate Cap Calculation and Designation of Hospice Attending Physicians MLN Matters Article — New
  • Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23: Update MLN Matters Article — New
  • Procedure Coding: Using the ICD-10-PCS Web-Based Training — New
  • ICD-10 and Other Coding Revisions to NCDs MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • HCPCS Drug/Biological Code Changes: October 2018 Update MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Hurricane Maria and Medicare Disaster Related U.S Virgin Islands and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Claims MLN Matters Article — Revised
  • Preventive Services Poster Educational Tool — Revised
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse Poster — Revised

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