MLN Connects - September 10, 2020

CMS Care Compare Empowers Patients

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 10, 2020

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  • CMS Care Compare Empowers Patients When Making Important Health Care Decisions
  • Open Payments: Adding 5 Provider Types in 2021
  • Breast Re-Excision: Comparative Billing Report in September


  • CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management Call - September 10
  • Dementia Care Call - September 22

MLN Matters® Articles

  • October 2020 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
  • Update to Hospice Payment Rates, Hospice Cap, Hospice Wage Index and Hospice Pricer for FY 2021
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Annual Update: Prospective Payment System (PPS) Pricer Changes for FY 2021
  • Internet Only Manual Update to Pub. 100-04, Chapter 16, Section 60.1.2 and Pub. 100-04, Chapter 26, Section 10.4, Item 19
  • Update to the Model Admission Questions for Providers to Ask Medicare Beneficiaries
  • National Coverage Determination (NCD 30.3.3): Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain (cLBP) - Revised


  • Understanding Your Remittance Advice Reports
  • Home Health, Hospice, IRF, LTCH, & SNF Quality Reporting Programs: COVID-19 Public Reporting


  • Pain Management Listening Session: Audio Recording & Transcript
  • Introduction to the LTCH Quality Reporting Program Web-Based Training
  • Introduction to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program Web-Based Training


            Last Updated Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:45:26 +0000