MLN Connects - June 30, 2022

No Surprises Act: Fact Sheets for Your Patients

MLN Connects newsletter for Thursday, June 30, 2022


  • CMS Issues Significant Updates to Improve the Safety and Quality Care for Long-Term Care Residents & Calls for Reducing Room Crowding
  • COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines for Children as Young as 6 Months - New Codes
  • New Model to Improve Cancer Care for Medicare Patients: Apply by September 30
  • Internet-Only Manual Update to Publication 100-04, Chapter 16, Sections 70.5, 70.8, and 70.9 to Remove References to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Files
  • Provide Ostomy Supplies Promptly


  • Cancelled - CMS National Provider Enrollment Conference in Boston

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP), and PC Print Update
  • Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for October 2022
  • Revisions to Medicare Part B Coverage of Pneumococcal Vaccinations for the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 15, Section - Revised
  • International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determination (NCDs) - July 2021 - Revised


  • Hospital Price Transparency - Updated Resources
  • Medicare Provider Enrollment - Revised

Information for Medicare Patients

  • No Surprises Act: Fact Sheets for Your Patients
Last Updated Jun 29 , 2022