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Last Modified: 12/14/2017 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B

MLN Connects® for December 14, 2017

News & Announcements

New Medicare Card: Less Than Four Months until Transition Begins
IRF and LTCH Compare Quarterly Refresh: New Measures Added
Hospice Compare Quarterly Refresh
MACRA Measure Development Plan Technical Expert Panel: Submit Nominations by December 20
Medicare Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests: Request for Nominations
QRDA I Conformance Statement Resource
Provider Enrollment Application Fee Amount for CY 2018

Provider Compliance

Payment for Outpatient Services Provided to Beneficiaries Who Are Inpatients of Other Facilities
Bill Correctly for Device Replacement Procedures

Claims, Pricers & Codes

If You Submit Paper Claims: Avoid Crossover Issues

Medicare Learning Network Publications & Multimedia

IRF Medical Review Changes MLN Matters Article — New
IRF Reference Booklet — New
Quality Payment Program Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
Hurricane Irma and Medicare Disaster Related United States Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and State of Florida Claims MLN Matters Article — Updated
Hurricane Irma and Medicare Disaster Related South Carolina and Georgia Claims MLN Matters Article — Updated
December 2017 Catalog — Revised
IRF Prospective Payment System Booklet — Revised
DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Grandfathering Requirements for Non-Contract Suppliers Fact Sheet — Revised
DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Traveling Beneficiary Fact Sheet — Revised
Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information Fact Sheet — Reminder
Behavioral Health Integration Services Fact Sheet — Reminder
Medicare Basics: Commonly Used Acronyms Educational Tool — Reminder
Evaluation and Management Services Web-Based Training Course — Reminder
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