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MLN Connects®

Modified: 9/21/2017
This special edition MLN Connects® announces the release of a special edition article related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in United States Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for impacts from Hurricane Maria.
Modified: 9/21/2017
This edition provides additional information regarding the transition to new Medicare numbers and cards, which includes the new Medicare card design.
Modified: 9/13/2017
This edition includes a reminder of the Medicare enrollment resource educational tool and resources available for the Quality Payment Program.
Modified: 9/13/2017
This special edition MLN Connects® releases information regarding the special edition article related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in U.S Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Florida for impacts from Hurricane Irma.
Modified: 9/13/2017
This special edition MLN Connects® article releases information regarding the special edition article related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in South Carolina and Georgia for impacts from Hurricane Irma.
Modified: 9/8/2017
This special edition eNews releases updated information regarding updates to the special edition articles related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for impacts from Hurricane Harvey.
Modified: 9/7/2017
This edition includes information on the October update to payment amounts for Part B covered drugs and the upcoming special open door forum for vendors and clearinghouses regarding the new Medicare card.
Modified: 9/6/2017
This special edition eNews releases information regarding updates to the special edition articles related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for impacts from Hurricane Harvey.
Modified: 9/1/2017
This special edition eNews releases information regarding updates to the special edition articles related to CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for impacts from Hurricane Harvey.
Modified: 9/1/2017
This special edition eNews releases information regarding CMS’ plans to support relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for impacts from Hurricane Harvey.
Modified: 8/31/2017
This edition includes information on an error corrected in the 2017 Quality Reporting Document Architecture Category III Implementation Guide version 1.0 for eligible clinicians and eligible professionals programs. Also included is information that Office of the Inspector General (OIG) determined that Medicare paid for many stem cell transplants incorrectly.
Modified: 8/24/2017
This edition includes information about a new web page dedication to the Jimmo Settlement Agreement.
Modified: 8/17/2017
This edition includes information on the availability of large print forms for Medicare beneficiaries. The forms are available in Word version as well as the PDF and original Word format in English and Spanish.
Modified: 8/10/2017
This edition includes the release of new Connected Care videos for chronic care management and information on the ability of beneficiary’s selection of a primary clinician, which is designed to strengthen beneficiary engagement in their health care and empower clinicians to better coordinate care.
Modified: 8/3/2017
This edition includes the release of the 2018 ICD-10 general equivalence mappings and a reminder that failure to comply with change of ownership requirements could result in revocation of Medicare billing privileges.
Modified: 8/3/2017
This special edition eNews releases information regarding the 2018 final policy and payment updates for hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities.
Modified: 7/14/2017
This special edition eNews releases information regarding the 2018 proposed policy and payment rates changes for hospital outpatient, ambulatory surgical center, and physician fee schedule payment systems.
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