MLN Connects - February 6, 2020

New Medicare Provider Enrollment Educational Tool

MLN Connects® for Thursday, February 6, 2020

View this edition as a PDF

News

  • Open Payments Registration
  • Promoting Interoperability Programs: Deadline to Submit 2019 Data is March 2
  • Quality Payment Program: Updated Explore Measures Tool
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS 2020 Call for Measures and Activities
  • Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program: Requirements for 2020
  • SNF Quality Reporting Program: FY 2022 APU Table
  • Reassignment of Medicare Benefits: Revised CMS-855R Required May 1
  • February is American Heart Month

Compliance

  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Services: Comply with Medicare Billing Requirements

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • ICD-10-CM: New Diagnosis Code for Vaping-related Disorders Effective April 1

Events

  • Substance Use Disorders: Availability of Benefits Listening Session - February 18
  • Ground Ambulance Organizations: Reporting Volunteer Labor Call - February 20
  • Dementia Care: CMS Toolkits Call - March 3
  • Part A Providers: QIC Appeals Demonstration Call - March 5

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Provider Enrollment Appeals Procedure
  • Quarterly Influenza Virus Vaccine Code Update - July 2020
  • 2020 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List - Revised
  • 2020 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Jurisdiction List - Revised

Publications

  • Medicare Mental Health
  • Medicare Provider Enrollment

Multimedia

  • MAC Listening Session: Audio Recording and Transcript

Last Updated Feb 20, 2020