MLN Connects - April 7, 2022

Improve the Health of Minority Populations with Covered Preventive Services

MLN Connects newsletter for Thursday, April, 7, 2022


  • Fiscal Year 2021 Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Reports
  • Preventive Services & Health Equity: Improve the Health of Minority Populations


  • What’s the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing Program?

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • April 2022 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 23.1
  • Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Mental Health Visits via Telecommunications for Rural Health Clinics & Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Update to Chapter 7, “Home Health Services,” of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Pub 100-02)
  • April 2022 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
  • Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update
  • Claims Processing Instructions for the New Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine Code 90671 and Pneumococcal 20-valent Conjugate Vaccine Code 90677 - Revised


  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Anesthesiologist Assistants, & Physician Assistants - Revised
Last Updated Apr 06 , 2022