MLN Connects - September 3, 2020

CMS Acts to Spur Innovation for America’s Seniors

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 3, 2020

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  • CMS Acts to Spur Innovation for America’s Seniors
  • Hospital Opioid Toolkit
  • CMS Offers Comprehensive Support for California due to Wildfires
  • PEPPERs for Short-term Acute Care Hospitals
  • Office Visits by Nurse Practitioners: Comparative Billing Report


  • Dementia Care Call - September 22

MLN Matters® Articles

  • 2021 Annual Update for the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Bonus Payments
  • Annual Clotting Factor Furnishing Fee Update 2021
  • Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update
  • Implement Operating Rules - Phase III Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claim Adjustment Group Code (CAGC) Rule - Update from Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) CORE
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) Updates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021
  • The Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Demonstration: Demonstration is ending on December 31, 2020
  • October 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 21.3
  • October Quarterly Update for 2020 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule
  • Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment - Revised
  • Update to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Diagnosis Codes for Vaping Related Disorder and Diagnosis and Procedure Codes for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Revised


  • Medicare Preventive Services - Revised
  • Medicare Preventive Services Poster - Revised

            Last Updated Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:44:55 +0000