MLN Connects - January 23, 2020

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MLN Connects® for Thursday, January 23, 2020

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News

  • Medicare Learning Network Celebrates 20 Years
  • CMS Updates Open Payments Data
  • Open Payments Search Tool: New Features
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy: Comparative Billing Report in January
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier
  • Issues Viewing the CMS Website?
  • Continue Seasonal Influenza Vaccination through January and Beyond

Compliance

  • DMEPOS: Bill Correctly for Items Provided During Inpatient Stays

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Valid Claims

Events

  • Listening Sessions on MAC Opportunities to Enhance Provider Experience - January 29
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy: Comparative Billing Report Webinar - February 4
  • CMS Quality Conference - February 25-27
  • Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Training and Exercise Resources Webinar - March 5

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Quarterly Update to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) Edits, Version 26.1, Effective April 1, 2020
  • 2020 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Jurisdiction List
  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule - Medicare Travel Allowance Fees for Collection of Specimens
  • Home Health (HH) Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) - Split Implementation - Revised
  • Implementation to Exchange the List of Electronic Medical Documentation Requests (eMDR) for Registered Providers via the Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD) System - Revised

Publications

  • Quality Payment Program: 2020 Resources

Multimedia

  • Quality Payment Program: 2019 Data Submission Videos
  • Health Care Challenges in Chemical Incidents Webinar Recording
  • Infection Prevention and Control: Environmental Safety Web-Based Training Course - Revised
  • Infection Prevention and Control: Hand Hygiene Web-Based Training Course - Revised
  • Infection Prevention and Control: Injection Safety Web-Based Training Course - Revised

Last Updated Jan 23, 2020