MLN Connects - December 22, 2022

MLN Connects Newsletter: Dec 22, 2022

Editor's Note:

Happy holidays from the MLN Connects team. We’ll release the next regular edition on Thursday, January 5, 2023.


  • HHS Proposes to Standardize Electronic Health Care Attachments Transactions and Electronic Signature Processes to Improve the Care Experience for Patients and Providers
  • Long-Term Care Hospital Provider Preview Reports: Review by January 17
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Provider Preview Reports: Review by January 17
  • Hospital Ownership Data Release
  • Clotting Factor: CY 2023 Furnishing Fee
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: CY 2023 Payment Rates
  • CMS Burden Reduction News & Insights

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files & Revisions: January Update
  • Integrated Outpatient Code Editor: Version 24.0
  • DMEPOS: Revised 2023 Fee Schedule Public Use File
  • National Correct Coding Initiative: Annual Policy Manual Update & Information on Other Payers

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: CY 2023 Annual Update
  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System: January 2023 Update
  • Laboratory Edit Software Changes: April 2023
  • New Medicare Part B Immunosuppressant Drug Benefit
  • Extension of Changes to the Low-Volume Hospital Payment Adjustment and the Medicare Dependent Hospital Program - Revised


  • Medicare Part B Inflation Rebate Guidance: Use of the 340B Modifier
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals
  • Intravenous Immune Globulin Demonstration - Revised
  • Medicare Preventive Services - Revised

From Our Federal Partners

  • CDC Interim Guidance: Antiviral Treatment of Influenza
  • Important Updates from the CDC on COVID-19 Therapeutics for Treatment & Prevention
Last Updated Dec 22 , 2022