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Part B Ask the Contractor Meeting (ACM) Webinar - November 6, 2024 Dec 08, 2023
Part B Ask the Contractor Meeting (ACM) Webinar - April 10, 2024 Dec 08, 2023
Edits to Prevent Payment of G2211 with O/O E/M Visit and Modifier 25 CR13272 Dec 07, 2023
Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: 2024 Annual Update CR13467 Dec 07, 2023
New Waived Tests CR13455 Dec 07, 2023
2024 Annual Update for the HPSA Bonus Payments CR13384 Dec 07, 2023
MLN Connects - December 7, 2023 Dec 07, 2023
Billing and Coding: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Article A58236 - Effective November 1, 2023 Dec 07, 2023
Broader Medicare Coverage of Leqembi: Claims Processing Dec 05, 2023
Portal, IVR and Customer Service Limited Availability on December 29 - 31, 2023 Dec 04, 2023
Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) J2505 and Q5122 - (Injection, pegfilgrastim-apgf, biosimilar, (Nyvepria))Article A52889 Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Dec 04, 2023
CMS' New Tool for Exchanging Healthcare Documentation - Healthcare Information Handler Dec 04, 2023
Billing and Coding: Positron Emission Tomography Scans Coverage (A54666) Retirement - Effective October 1, 2023 Dec 04, 2023
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary: CY 2024 CR13452 Nov 30, 2023
Beta Amyloid PET in Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disease CR13429 Nov 30, 2023
ASC Claims Billed with G0260 and 77002 or 77012 Denied in Error Alert Nov 30, 2023
MLN Connects - November 30, 2023 Nov 30, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Drugs and Biologicals - Outpatient Hydration, Infusions Documentation and Post-Pay Review Nov 29, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Using the Portal to Reduce Top Denials Nov 29, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Facet Joint Interventions for Pain Management Nov 29, 2023
Navigating the Wave of Change - Physician Final Rule Webinar - January 10, 2024 Nov 29, 2023
Quarterly Medicare Updates - A/B Webinar - January 4, 2024 Nov 29, 2023
Quarterly Medicare Updates - A/B - After Hours Webinar - January 11, 2024 Nov 29, 2023
Portal, IVR and Customer Service Limited Availability on December 15 - 17, 2023 Nov 28, 2023
Proteomics Nov 28, 2023
Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN) and Appeals - Appeals Newsletter Part 7 Nov 27, 2023
2023 ICD-10 Local Coverage Article (LCA) Updates Nov 27, 2023
Parenteral Iron Administration Coverage in Non-Dialysis Usage (A55653) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 27, 2023
ICD-10 & Other Coding Revisions to NCDs: January 2024 Update – Revised CR13278 Nov 22, 2023
Medicare Part A and B Provider Enrollment: Navigating Locations, Errors and Resources Webinar - December 19, 2023 Nov 22, 2023
MLN Connects - November 22, 2023 Nov 22, 2023
New Modifier 59 and National Correct Coding Initiative Tutorial Now Available Nov 20, 2023
New Preventive Series Tutorial Now Available on Our Education on Demand Page Nov 20, 2023
Ensure Your Medical Records Correspondence Address is Correct Nov 20, 2023
Allowing Audiologists to Provide Certain Diagnostic Tests Without a Physician Order - Revised CR13055 Nov 16, 2023
Provider Enrollment Changes to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual CR13331 Nov 16, 2023
MLN Connects - November 16, 2023 Nov 16, 2023
Facet Joint Intervention for Pain Management Coding and Limitations -On-Demand Tutorials Available Nov 16, 2023
DMEPOS Fee Schedules and Labor Payment - 3rd Quarter 2023 Update Nov 16, 2023
Respiratory Care (L34149) - R14 - Effective November 5, 2023 Nov 16, 2023
Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) Updates Nov 15, 2023
Written Reopenings Available on the Noridian Medicare Portal (NMP) Nov 15, 2023
2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Now Available Nov 14, 2023
Removal of a NCD & Expansion of Coverage of CRC - Revised CR13017 Nov 09, 2023
ICD-10 & Other Coding Revisions to NCDs: April 2024 Update (CR 2 of 2) CR13391 Nov 09, 2023
ICD-10 & Other Coding Revisions to NCDs: April 2024 Update (CR 1 of 2) CR13390 Nov 09, 2023
Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) (LCDs) Finalized - Effective December 24, 2023 Nov 09, 2023
Eye Care Services Webinar - December 19, 2023 Nov 09, 2023
MLN Connects - November 9, 2023 Nov 09, 2023
Provider Enrollment Updated and New - On-Demand Tutorials Available Nov 07, 2023
Annual Participation Program Nov 07, 2023
Billing and Coding: MolDX: Molecular Assays for the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Melanoma (A59179) - R2 - Effective August 06, 2023 Nov 07, 2023
Billing and Coding: MolDX: Molecular Biomarkers to Risk-Stratify Patients at Increased Risk for Prostate Cancer (A58718) - R1 - Effective November 02, 2023 Nov 07, 2023
Provider Enrollment Basics and Overview Webinar - December 13, 2023 Nov 06, 2023
Billing and Coding: Treatment with Yttrium-90 Microspheres (A54072) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 06, 2023
Billing and Coding: Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation Coverage (A55104) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 06, 2023
2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Available Soon Nov 03, 2023
MLN Connects Newsletter: PFS, OPPS/ASC, & OPPS 340B-Acquired Drug Final Rules - Nov 2, 2023 Nov 03, 2023
MLN Connects - November 2, 2023 Nov 02, 2023
Billing and Coding: Remote Imaging of the Retina to Screen for Retinal Diseases (A58384) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 02, 2023
Billing and Coding: Physician Supervision of Dialysis for Acute Kidney Injury (A55992) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 02, 2023
Billing and Coding: Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation (A54068) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 02, 2023
Billing and Coding: Artificial Hearts and Percutaneous Endovascular Cardiac Assist Procedures and Devices (A52966) Retirement - Effective November 1, 2023 Nov 02, 2023
Surgery Modifiers Webinar - December 14, 2023 Nov 01, 2023
COVID-19 Updates Webinar - December 13, 2023 Nov 01, 2023
MLN Connects Newsletter: Take Our Provider Survey Today - Nov 1, 2023 Nov 01, 2023
Additional Self-Service Requirements Effective November 6, 2023 Oct 26, 2023
Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement CR13295 Oct 26, 2023
Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance, & Premium Rates: CY 2024 Update CR13365 Oct 26, 2023
MLN Connects - October 26, 2023 Oct 26, 2023
Billing and Coding: Botulinum Toxin Types A and B Policy (A57185) - R6 - Effective October 1, 2023 Oct 26, 2023
New Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage Tutorials Now Available Oct 20, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Enrollment Oct 19, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) Enrollment Oct 19, 2023
Noridian Webinar on Demand Available - Quarterly Medicare Updates - AB Oct 19, 2023