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Modified: 3/23/2017
This edition includes information regarding awareness of chronic care management, the preventive services CMS Provider Minute video, upcoming events, and revised articles, tools, and booklets.
Modified: 3/16/2017
This edition includes information regarding the revised enrollment application for ordering and referring providers, the release of a comparative billing report on sudomotor function testing, guidance on inpatient skilled nursing facility denials, and a payment correction for chronic care management services in rural health centers and federally-qualified health centers.
Modified: 3/9/2017
This edition includes information regarding Implementation of CMS Ruling: Classification of Therapeutic Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) as "Durable Medical Equipment" under Medicare Part B and Exceptions to the Moratorium on Increasing Beds in Existing Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH)s or LTCH Satellite Facilities under Section 15004 of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Modified: 3/2/2017
This edition includes information regarding calls about home health quality reporting and the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, an announcement that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a reminder about the MREP software fact sheet.
Modified: 2/23/2017
This edition includes information regarding a webinar on comparative billing reports for physical therapy services, a call on the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, and updates on outpatient observation notice instructions.
Modified: 2/16/2017
This edition includes information on the upcoming call on chronic care management, resources for protecting your patients from the flu, and updates on the physician compare program.
Modified: 2/9/2017
This edition includes information on the upcoming call on chronic care management, the January 2017 outpatient prospective payment system pricer file and clinical laboratory data reporting.
Modified: 2/3/2017
This edition includes information on the upcoming call on chronic care management and the updated clinical laboratory fee schedule website.
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