MLN Connects - March 12, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance

MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 12, 2020

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News

  • CMS Sends More Detailed Guidance to Providers about COVID-19
  • HHS Finalizes Historic Rules to Provide Patients More Control of Their Health Data
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS 2019 Data Submission Deadline March 31
  • Hospital Quality Reporting: Comment on Draft QRDA I Implementation Guide by April 1
  • Inclusion of Lower Limb Prosthetics in DMEPOS Prior Authorization
  • Clean Hands Count: Prevent and Control Infections
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Compliance

  • Incorrect Billing of HCPCS L8679 - Implantable Neurostimulator, Pulse Generator, Any Type

Events

  • Open Payments: Your Role in Health Care Transparency Call - March 19
  • Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Call for Measures Webinar - March 19
  • Ground Ambulance Organizations: Data Collection for Medicare Providers Call - April 2
  • Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule Call - April 7
  • LTCH and IRF Quality Reporting Programs: SPADEs Webinar - April 14

MLN Matters® Articles

  • NCD 20.4 Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Section 1876 and 1833 Cost Plan Enrollee Access to Care through Original Medicare
  • April 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 21.1
  • Proper Use of Modifier 59 - Revised
  • Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) - April 2020 Update - Revised

Publications

  • Evacuating and Receiving Patients in the Midst of a Wildfire
  • Administrative Simplification: Eligibility and Benefits Transaction Basics

Multimedia

  • Dementia Care Call: Audio Recording and Transcript

            Last Updated Thu, 12 Mar 2020 08:13:10 +0000