MLN Connects - July 16, 2020

Nursing Homes & COVID: Five Things to Know, Additional Resources, Training

MLN Connects® for Thursday, July 16, 2020

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  • CMS Directs Additional Resources to Nursing Homes in COVID-19 Hotspot Areas
  • Five Things About Nursing Homes During COVID-19
  • PEPPER for Short-term Acute Care Hospitals
  • Lower Extremity Joint Replacement: Comparative Billing Report


  • Nursing Home Training Series Webcasts: New Topic for July 16
  • COVID-19: Lessons from the Front Lines Call - July 17

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for October 2020
  • Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances - Annual Update for 2020-2021 Season
  • Medicare Part A Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Pricer Update FY 2021
  • October 2020 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files and Revisions to Prior Quarterly Pricing Files
  • Quarterly Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Drug/Biological Code Changes - July 2020 Update
  • July 2020 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System - Revised
  • July 2020 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) - Revised
  • Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment - Revised
  • Claim Status Category Codes and Claim Status Codes Update - Rescinded

            Last Updated Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:10:56 +0000