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Last Modified: 9/3/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 3, 2020

CMS Acts to Spur Innovation for America’s Seniors

News

CMS Acts to Spur Innovation for America’s Seniors
Hospital Opioid Toolkit
CMS Offers Comprehensive Support for California due to Wildfires
PEPPERs for Short-term Acute Care Hospitals
Office Visits by Nurse Practitioners: Comparative Billing Report

Events

Dementia Care Call — September 22

MLN Matters® Articles

2021 Annual Update for the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Bonus Payments
Annual Clotting Factor Furnishing Fee Update 2021
Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update
Implement Operating Rules - Phase III Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claim Adjustment Group Code (CAGC) Rule - Update from Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) CORE
Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) Updates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021
The Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Demonstration: Demonstration is ending on December 31, 2020
October 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 21.3
October Quarterly Update for 2020 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule
Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment — Revised
Update to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Diagnosis Codes for Vaping Related Disorder and Diagnosis and Procedure Codes for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) — Revised

Publications

Medicare Preventive Services — Revised
Medicare Preventive Services Poster — Revised
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