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Modified: 9/28/2021
This special edition provides information on enforcement discretion for skilled nursing facility consolidated billing provisions related to flu and pneumococcal vaccines.
Modified: 9/24/2021
This special edition says that CMS will continue to provide coverage of the COVID-19 vaccine, including booster doses, without cost sharing.
Modified: 9/22/2021
This edition includes information on a new CMS feature to compare nursing homes by vaccination rate, drugs of abuse testing, cardiovascular disease screening, and more.
Modified: 9/20/2021
This special edition provides a link to a survey by CMS, which is seeking providers’ thoughts on the Medicare program and correct billing.
Modified: 9/16/2021
This edition includes information on COVID-19 vaccines, Medicare requirements for surgical dressings, several MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 9/10/2021
This special edition explains the Biden-Harris administration’s new requirement of COVID-19 vaccination of staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities.
Modified: 9/9/2021
This edition includes information on SNF consolidated billing web-based training, Medicare’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Medicare mental health, and more.
Modified: 9/2/2021
This edition includes information on ambulance prior authorization model implementation dates, CMS’ response to Hurricane Ida, DMEPOS standard written order requirements, and more.
Modified: 8/25/2021
This edition includes information on health care code sets, COVID-19 monoclonal antibody EUA updates, and more.
Modified: 8/24/2021
This special edition contains information on the expansion of vaccine opportunities for people in their homes.
Modified: 8/18/2021
This edition includes information on Medicare coverage for vaccines, chiropractic services billing requirements, MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 8/17/2021
This special edition contains information on the FDA allowing additional vaccine doses for certain immunocompromised people.
Modified: 8/13/2021
This special edition contains information on the FDA emergency use authorization of an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and payment.
Modified: 8/12/2021
This edition includes information on COVID-19 vaccination, the Targeted Probe & Educate Program, cardiac device credits, and more.
Modified: 8/4/2021
This edition includes information on the Coverage to Care initiative, the Connected Care campaign, and more.
Modified: 8/3/2021
This edition contains information on CMS’ efforts to improve health equity, access to treatment, hospital readiness, and vaccination data reporting of hospital workers.
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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