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MLN Matters®

Modified: 10/25/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS October-December.
Modified: 10/12/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS July-September.
Modified: 8/4/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS April 1 through June 30.
Modified: 6/16/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS January 1 through March 31, 2021.
Modified: 1/22/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) October 1-December 31, 2020.
Modified: 12/23/2020
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) July 1-September 30, 2020.
Modified: 8/4/2021
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) March 1-June 30, 2020.
Modified: 9/16/2020
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) January 1-March 31, 2020.
Modified: 10/25/2021
This article is for SNFs billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12457]
Modified: 10/25/2021
This article is for physicians, hospitals, and providers that submit claims to MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12471]
Modified: 10/15/2021
CR 12427 provides updates to the current POS code set by revising the description of existing POS code 02 and adding new POS code 10. [MM12427]
Modified: 10/15/2021
This article updates, as needed, the claim status and claim status category codes used for the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 276/277 health care claim status request and response and the ASC X12 277 health care claim acknowledgment transactions. [MM12299]
Modified: 10/12/2021
This article updates the diagnosis codes eligible for the ESRD PPS co-morbidity payment adjustment, effective October 1, 2021. [MM12307]
Modified: 10/6/2021
This article informs you of quarterly updates to Medicare’s ASP and not otherwise classified (NOC) Part B drug pricing files. [MM12469]
Modified: 10/6/2021
This article provides specific instruction for implementing the DMEPOS competitive bidding program (CBP) files. Medicare updates the DMEPOS CBP files on a quarterly basis to implement necessary changes to HCPCS codes, ZIP codes, and single payment amounts. [MM12445]
Modified: 10/6/2021
This article informs you of the quarterly update to the NCCI procedure-to-procedure edits effective January 1, 2022. [MM12459]
Modified: 10/6/2021
This article informs you of changes in the January 2022 quarterly release of the edit module for clinical diagnostic laboratory services. [MM12468]
Modified: 10/1/2021
This article was revised to reflect a new CR 12357. The revision did not impact the substance of the article. The CR release date, transmittal number, and web address were changed; all other information is the same. [MM12357]
Modified: 9/30/2021
This article was revised due to a revised CR 12417, which corrected the fixed dollar loss threshold amount to $16,040. The CR release date, transmittal number, and the web address of the CR were changed. The revised fixed dollar loss threshold amount is shown in dark red font on page 3. All other information remains the same. [MM12417]
Modified: 9/30/2021
This article was revised to reflect a revised CR 12399. The CR revision did not impact the substance of the article. The CR transmittal number and the web address of the CR were changed; all other information is the same. [MM12399]
Modified: 9/23/2021
This article tells you of changes effective October 1 for claims processing for various Part A providers. [MM12432]
Modified: 9/22/2021
The article is for suppliers sending claims to MACs for DMEPOS items or services for Medicare patients that Medicare pays for using the DMEPOS fee schedule. [MM12453]
Modified: 9/21/2021
[MM12436]
Modified: 9/17/2021
CMS is making changes in the October ASC payment system update; this includes HCPCS updates. [MM12451]
Modified: 9/17/2021
This article is for physicians, providers, and suppliers billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12403]
Modified: 9/17/2021
This article is for physicians, other providers, and suppliers who send claims to MACs for TEER procedures they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12361]
Modified: 9/13/2021
This article tells you about the quarterly update to the CLFS effective October 1. [MM12435]
Modified: 9/10/2021
This article informs you of the October 2021 updates to the MPFS. [MM12422]
Modified: 9/9/2021
This article tells you that CMS will provide your MAC with files for the automated payments of HPSA bonuses for dates of service from January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. [MM12367]
Modified: 9/9/2021
This article gives Medicare’s payment allowances for the seasonal flu shots. [MM12421]
Modified: 9/9/2021
Make sure your billing staff knows the clotting factor furnishing fee for 2022 is $0.239 per unit. [MM12420]
Modified: 9/8/2021
This article is for physicians, providers, and suppliers submitting claims to MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12428]
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