MLN Connects - December 8, 2022

MLN Connects Newsletter: Dec 8, 2022


  • CMS Proposes Rule to Expand Access to Health Information and Improve the Prior Authorization Process
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals: New Institutional Provider Type Starting January 1
  • Certificates of Medical Necessity & DME Information Forms Discontinued January 1
  • Drugs & Biologics: Reporting Average Sales Price Data
  • Provider Enrollment Application Fee: CY 2023
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program: December Feedback Report
  • Bronchodilator Nebulizer Medications: Comparative Billing Report in December
  • Short-term Acute Care Hospitals: Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Reports
  • Flu Shots: Help Address Disparities


  • Bill Correctly: Power Mobility Device Repairs

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative: Annual Policy Manual Update
  • National Correct Coding Initiative: January Update


  • FY 2024 New Technology Town Hall Meeting - December 14
  • Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System Webinar: Data Certifier Role - December 15

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Inpatient & Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System: FY 2023 Changes
  • National Coverage Determination 110.24: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell Therapy
  • Rural Health Clinic All-Inclusive Rate: CY 2023 Update

From Our Federal Partners

  • Biosimilars & Interchangeable Products: Free Continuing Education Courses from FDA
Last Updated Dec 08 , 2022