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Modified: 1/21/2021
This edition includes information on flu shots; billing correctly as an SNF; COVID-19 listening sessions; and more.
Modified: 1/14/2021
This edition includes information on seniors having access to the latest advancements; what’s new in 2021 for opioid treatment programs; a revised CMS-588; and more.
Modified: 1/7/2021
View this special edition on updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
Modified: 1/7/2021
This edition includes information a CDC long-term care facility toolkit; a provider minute video; MLN Matters articles; and more.
Modified: 12/28/2020
Medicare FFS claims: 2% payment adjustment (sequestration) suspended through March.
Modified: 12/23/2020
This edition includes information on ICD-10 code files for 2021, other news, and more.
Modified: 12/22/2020
View this special edition on an updated effective date for Moderna, a COVID-19 vaccine.
Modified: 12/18/2020
View this special edition on new COVID-19 treatment add-on payments under the Medicare IPPS effective November 2 until the end of the public health emergency.
Modified: 12/18/2020
View this special edition on hospital transparency requirements that go into effect January 1.
Modified: 12/16/2020
This edition includes information on the physician fee schedule final rule summary; COVID-19 information; and more.
Modified: 12/15/2020
View this special edition on COVID-19 vaccine codes, as well as links to CMS’ COVID-19 provider toolkit; FAQs; a Pfizer fact sheet; and more.
Modified: 12/11/2020
View this special edition on new rules to address prior authorization and reduce burden on patients and providers.
Modified: 12/10/2020
View this special edition on CMS’ announcement regarding guidance for Medicare coverage of COVID-19 antibody treatment.
Modified: 12/10/2020
This edition includes information on flu and pneumonia vaccines; billing correctly for telehealth services; events; articles; and more.
Modified: 12/3/2020
View this special edition on access to COVID-19 antibody treatment for beneficiaries and an enforcement discretion reminder.
Modified: 12/3/2020
View this special edition on new policy changes that will give Medicare patients and their doctors more choices around surgery.
Modified: 12/2/2020
This edition includes information on upcoming calls; creating effective plans of care for hospices; strategy to enhance hospital capacity amid COVID-19 surge; and more.
Modified: 12/2/2020
View this special edition on expansion of Medicare telehealth services and improved payment for time doctors spend with patients.
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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