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Modified: 10/27/2021
This edition includes a recommendation for promoting flu shots, information for ambulance providers, MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 10/25/2021
This special edition provides information on amendments to the emergency use authorizations for the Moderna and Jansen COVID-19 vaccines.
Modified: 10/21/2021
This edition includes information on a new web pricer for LTCH, a prescriber’s guide to Medicare opioid policies, information for Medicare patients, MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 10/14/2021
This edition includes information on the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, DATA 2000 waiver training payments still being available, MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 10/7/2021
This edition includes information on adding digital contact information in NPPES, hospice QRP claims-based measures FAQs, events, and more.
Modified: 9/30/2021
This edition includes information on protection during the flu season, clinical laboratory fee schedule updates, MLN Matters articles, and more.
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: 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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