MLN Connects - October 01, 2020

Hospital Price Transparency: Requirements Effective January 1

MLN Connects® for Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Editor’s Note:

This edition includes a new section, Information for Your Medicare Patients, which mirrors information your patients get from Medicare. We’ll include occasional messages to help you answer questions from your patients.

News

  • Hospital Price Transparency: Requirements Effective January 1
  • IRF Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by October 26
  • LTCH Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by October 26
  • Therapeutic Injections and Infusions: Comparative Billing Report
  • SNF Healthcare-Associated Infections Confidential Dry Run Report
  • COVID-19: Optimizing Health Care PPE and Supplies
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program News
  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Changes
  • Quarterly Update to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) Edits, Version 27.0, Effective January 1, 2021
  • Change to the Payment of Allogeneic Stem Cell Acquisition Services - Revised
  • New Physician Specialty Code for Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery (MDS) and Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and a New Supplier Specialty Code for Home Infusion Therapy Services - Revised
  • October 2020 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System - Revised
  • October 2020 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) - Revised
    Penalty for Delayed Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP) Submission -- Implementation - Revised
  • Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment - Revised

Multimedia

  • ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Materials
  • SNF Consolidated Billing Web-Based Training Course - Revised

Information for Medicare Patients

  • Making Insulin More Affordable for Medicare Patients Beginning January 1

 

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