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Last Modified: 9/10/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B

MLN Connects® for Thursday, September 10, 2020

CMS Care Compare Empowers Patients

News

CMS Care Compare Empowers Patients When Making Important Health Care Decisions
Open Payments: Adding 5 Provider Types in 2021
Breast Re-Excision: Comparative Billing Report in September

Events

CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management Call — September 10
Dementia Care Call — September 22

MLN Matters® Articles

October 2020 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
Update to Hospice Payment Rates, Hospice Cap, Hospice Wage Index and Hospice Pricer for FY 2021
Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Annual Update: Prospective Payment System (PPS) Pricer Changes for FY 2021
Internet Only Manual Update to Pub. 100-04, Chapter 16, Section 60.1.2 and Pub. 100-04, Chapter 26, Section 10.4, Item 19
Update to the Model Admission Questions for Providers to Ask Medicare Beneficiaries
National Coverage Determination (NCD 30.3.3): Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain (cLBP) — Revised

Publications

Understanding Your Remittance Advice Reports
Home Health, Hospice, IRF, LTCH, & SNF Quality Reporting Programs: COVID-19 Public Reporting

Multimedia

Pain Management Listening Session: Audio Recording & Transcript
Introduction to the LTCH Quality Reporting Program Web-Based Training
Introduction to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program Web-Based Training
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