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Modified: 4/16/2021
This edition includes information on the suspension of the 2% payment adjustment (sequestration) through December.
Modified: 4/14/2021
This edition informs providers that the CDC has issued a health alert about the recommended pause in the use of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine.
Modified: 4/9/2021
This special edition includes information on four proposed FY 2020 payment rules.
Modified: 4/8/2021
This edition includes information on new PEPPERs available, hospice aide services, preparedness resources, and more.
Modified: 4/1/2021
This edition includes information on repayment of COVID-19 accelerated and advance payments and more.
Modified: 3/31/2021
This edition informs providers that MACs have been instructed to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1 in anticipation of possible congressional action.
Modified: 3/25/2021
This edition includes information on the Medicare shared savings program, home health payment corrections, new MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 3/18/2021
This edition includes information on billing correctly for polysomnography services, a clinical laboratory data reporting delay, upcoming calls, and more.
Modified: 3/15/2021
View this special edition on the March 15 increase of the Medicare payment amount for administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Modified: 3/11/2021
View this special edition on updates due to the CDC’s expanded nursing home visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Modified: 3/10/2021
This edition includes information on PEPPERs for short-term acute care hospitals, colorectal cancer, sessions and events, and more.
Modified: 3/4/2021
This edition includes information on COVID-19 vaccine codes, vaccine administration, vaccine resources, and more.
Modified: 2/25/2021
This edition includes information on CMS’ support for Texas, post-acute care transfers, billing for services when Medicare is a secondary payer, and more.
Modified: 2/18/2021
This edition includes information CMS’ steps to ensure beneficiaries have access to COVID-19 antibody treatment, American Heart Month and Black History Month, hospice aide services, and more.
Modified: 1/7/2021
View this special edition on updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
Modified: 11/25/2020
CMS has developed an FAQ document based on questions received from providers regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Note: The first link was revised March 10, 2020.
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