MLN Connects - January 10, 2019

MLN Connects® for Thursday, January 10, 2019

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News & Announcements

  • Medicare Shared Savings Program: Submit Notice of Intent to Apply by January 18
  • New Medicare Card: Transition Period Ends December 31
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Provider Compliance

  • Proper Use of the KX Modifier for Part B Immunosuppressive Drug Claims - Reminder

Upcoming Events

  • ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2019 ESRD PPS Final Rule Call - January 15
  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories to Collect and Report Private Payor Rates Call - January 22
  • New Electronic System for Provider Reimbursement Review Board Appeals Call - February 5
  • Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model Call - February 12
  • New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies Call - February 14

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

  • Orders for DMEPOS Items: What Suppliers Need to Know MLN Matters Article - New
  • ASC Payment System: January 2019 Update MLN Matters Article - New
  • Hospital OPPS: January 2019 Update MLN Matters Article - New
  • CLFS and Laboratory Services: CY 2019 Update MLN Matters Article - New
  • Immunosuppressive Guidance: Updates MLN Matters Article - New
  • Home Health Rural Add-on Payment MLN Matters Article - Revised
  • Implantable Defibrillators: NCD 20.4 MLN Matters Article - Revised
  • Medicare Billing: Form CMS-1500 and the 837 Professional Web-Based Training Course - Revised

Last Updated Jan 09, 2019