MLN Connects - November 15, 2018

MLN Connects® for Thursday, November 15, 2018

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News & Announcements

  • Patients Over Paperwork November Newsletter
  • Quality Payment Program Year 1 Performance Results
  • Quality Payment Program: Participation Status Tool Updated
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program: Quarterly Update Document
  • Hospices: 4.5 Month Data Correction Deadline for Public Reporting
  • Hospice Item Set Freeze Date: November 15
  • CMS Health Equity Awards: Submit Nominations by December 7
  • Physicians: Documentation of Artificial Limbs and Braces
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier
  • Recognizing Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the Great American Smokeout

Provider Compliance

  • Cochlear Devices Replaced Without Cost: Bill Correctly - Reminder

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • DME: Denial of Serial Claims

Upcoming Events

  • Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics Call - November 19

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Implementation of HCPCS Code J3591 and Changes for ESRD Claims MLN Matters Article - New
  • DMEPOS Update MLN Matters Article - New
  • Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Premium Rates: 2019 Update MLN Matters Article - New
  • MCReF MLN Matters Article - Revised
  • ICD-10 and Other Coding Revisions to NCDs MLN Matters Article - Revised
  • Certifying Patients for the Medicare Home Health Benefit MLN Matters Article - Revised
  • Certificate of Medical Necessity Web-Based Training Course - Revised
  • Medicare Part B Immunization Billing Educational Tool - Revised

Last Updated Nov 20, 2018