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MLN Matters®

Modified: 5/9/2022
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS from April to June.
Modified: 5/5/2022
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS from January to March.
Modified: 3/30/2022
This table of MLN Matters articles includes articles released by CMS October-December.
Modified: 11/24/2021
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: 5/9/2022
This article is for physicians, suppliers, and other providers billing MACs for vaccine services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12723]
Modified: 5/9/2022
This article is for physicians, providers, and suppliers billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12705]
Modified: 5/5/2022
This article shares updates to advanced diagnostic laboratory tests (ADLTs), information on new codes, and more. [MM12737]
Modified: 5/5/2022
This article provides information on multiple changes to the ESRD PPS. [MM12741]
Modified: 5/5/2022
This article was revised April 26, changing the HCPCS code for the test with an effective date of November 10, 2021. Substantive content updates can also be seen on page two. [MM12581]
Modified: 5/4/2022
This article explains changes to NCD 210.14, including expanded patient eligibility, and removed restrictions and requirements. [MM12691]
Modified: 5/2/2022
This article is for hospices, hospitals, and suppliers billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare hospice patients enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans participating in the voluntary value-based insurance design (VBID) model’s hospice benefit component. [MM12688]
Modified: 5/2/2022
Transmittal 11342, dated April 6, is being rescinded and replaced by transmittal 11391, dated April 29, to replace two spreadsheets: NCD 160.18 (vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)) and NCD 110.24 (CAR T-cell therapy). All other information remains the same. [MM12606]
Modified: 5/2/2022
This article is for physicians, hospitals, and other providers billing MACs for colorectal screening tests they do for Medicare patients. [MM12656]
Modified: 4/29/2022
This article is for physicians, suppliers, and other providers at tribal FQHCs billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12738]
Modified: 4/29/2022
This article is for ambulance providers and suppliers billing MACs for Medicare Part B ambulance services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12707]
Modified: 4/29/2022
This article is for providers at rural and urban teaching hospitals billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12709]
Modified: 4/20/2022
This article is for physicians, hospitals, and other providers billing MACs for COVID-19 services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12634]
Modified: 3/31/2022
This article is for rural health clinics (RHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) billing MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [SE22001]
Modified: 3/30/2022
This article provides information on a new code for a pneumococcal vaccine, how to find pricing for the code, and the basis for Medicare’s payment to institutional providers for this code. This article was revised December 14 to add instructions for vaccine code 90671 and to change the effective date for code 90677. It was revised again March 29 to indicate MACs will adjust certain previously processed and rejected claims with HCPCS code 90671 after April 4. Also revised were the CR release date, transmittal number, and the web address of the CR. All other information remains the same. [MM12439]
Modified: 3/29/2022
This article is for physicians, providers, and suppliers who submit claims to MACs for services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12676]
Modified: 3/29/2022
This article is for hospitals, physicians, and other providers, billing MACs for outpatient services they provide to Medicare patients. [MM12666]
Modified: 3/25/2022
This article describes updates to the payment system, including newly created CPT and level two HCPCS codes. [MM12679]
Modified: 3/22/2022
This article is for ESRD facilities and explains how to code for a difelikefalin injection and modifier use for code J0879. [MM12583]
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