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Medicare Learning Network

Bulletins

Noridian publishes CMS and Noridian created articles within the Latest Updates and includes these articles in the scheduled, twice-per-week, email newsletter. The articles are consolidated into a quarterly bulletin and made available on this website to view, print and/or share. Providers may purchase an annual subscription of the Noridian Medicare B News Bulletin, if desired. Complete and mail the Jurisdiction F  Bulletin Subscription Form to Noridian.

To view the bulletin in its entirety, select the PDF icon, in the "Download" column next to the bulletin issue date. Access individual articles in the PDF via the Table of Contents or the Adobe search functionality.
 

Last Updated Sep 21, 2017

Bulletin Issues and Articles

  Issue Release Date Download
2017 Issue 310 October 2017 (1.58 MB)
2017 Issue 309 July 2017 (1.31 MB)
2017 Issue 308 April 2017 (1.58 MB)
2017 Issue 307 January 2017 (1.29 MB)
 
2016 Issue 306 October 2016 (810 KB)
2016 Issue 305 July 2016 (1.00 MB)
2016 Issue 304 April 2016 (1.52 KB)
2016 Issue 303 January 2016 (2.13 KB)
 
2015 Issue 302 October 2015 (665 KB)

MLN Matters Disclaimer Statement

Below is the CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters Disclaimer statement that applies to all MLN Matters articles in this bulletin.

"This article was prepared as a service to the public and is not intended to grant rights or impose obligations. MLN Matters articles may contain references or links to statutes, regulations or other policy materials. The information provided is only intended to be a general summary. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. We encourage readers to review the specific statutes, regulations and other interpretive materials for a full and accurate statement of their contents."

Sources for Bulletin Articles

The purpose of bulletins are to educate the Noridian Medicare provider/supplier community. The educational articles can be advice written by Noridian staff or directives from CMS. Whenever we publish material from CMS, we will do our best to retain the wording given to us; however, due to limited space in our bulletins, we will occasionally edit this material. Noridian includes "Source" following CMS derived articles to allow for those interested in the original material to research it at the CMS website, http://www.cms.gov/manuals This link will take you to an external website. . The CMS Change Request (CR) and the date issued will be referenced within the "Source" portion of applicable articles.

CMS publishes a series of educational articles within their Medicare Learning Network (MLN), titled "MLN Matters." These "MLN Matters" articles are also included in Noridian bulletins. The Medicare Learning Network is a brand name for official CMS national provider education products designed to promote national consistency of Medicare provider information developed for CMS initiatives.