MLN Connects - March 26, 2020

COVID-19: New Targeted Plan for Health Care Facility Inspections

MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 26, 2020

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  • CMS Announces Findings at Kirkland Nursing Home and New Targeted Plan for Health Care Facility Inspections in light of COVID-19
  • SNF Quality Reporting Program: MDS 3.0 v1.18.1 Release Delayed
  • Home Health Quality Reporting Program: Draft OASIS-E Instrument
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Valid Claims

MLN Matters® Articles

  • The Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Medicare Beneficiary Data for Fiscal Year 2018 for Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Hospitals, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs)
  • April 2020 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System
  • April 2020 Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files and Revisions to Prior Quarterly Pricing Files
  • April Quarterly Update for 2020 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule
  • New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Get It, Use It - Revised
  • Add Dates of Service (DOS) for Pneumococcal Pneumonia Vaccination (PPV) Health Care Procedure Code System (HCPCS) Codes (90670, 90732), and Remove Next Eligible Dates for PPV HCPCS - Revised


  • Ground Ambulance Data Collection System Call: Audio Recording and Transcript

            Last Updated Thu, 18 Jun 2020 20:36:47 +0000