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Modified: 10/17/2019
This edition includes a guide for discontinuation of long-term opioid use; a comment period deadline; CMS Health Equity Award, the QPP, and more.
Modified: 10/10/2019
On October 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Medicare physician self-referral law.
Modified: 10/10/2019
This edition includes information on nursing home transparency, the QPP, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and more.
Modified: 10/3/2019
This edition includes information on opioid treatment programs; LTCH, IRF and hospice provider preview reports; QMB billing requirements and more.
Modified: 10/1/2019
For dates of service on or after October 1, use HCPCS code J0642 for levoleucovorin injection products marketed under the brand name of Khapzory.
Modified: 9/26/2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued The Omnibus Burden Reduction (Conditions of Participation) Final Rule and a second final rule that empowers patients preparing to move from acute care into post-acute care, also called discharge planning.
Modified: 9/26/2019
This edition includes information on the MBI, the MDPP, National Cholesterol Education Month, World Heart Day, and more.
Modified: 9/19/2019
This edition includes information on the MBI, a comment deadline, SNF PPS patient driven payment model resources, and more.
Modified: 9/12/2019
This edition includes information reminding providers that the new Medicare card transition period ends in less than four months and more.
Modified: 9/5/2019
This edition includes information on learning pain management options for Pain Awareness Month and more.
Modified: 8/30/2019
This edition includes information on promoting interoperability; DMEPOS; upcoming events; and more.
Modified: 8/22/2019
This edition includes information on hospital quality star ratings, a pneumococcal vaccine eligibility data issue, venipuncture, and more.
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