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Publications A

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Monthly publications discontinued

As of January 1, 2021, First Coast will no longer produce the Medicare A Connection. Previous editions will remain available on the publications archive pages. Be sure you are subscribed to eNews to receive the latest Medicare information.
Modified: 12/31/2020
This edition includes information about updates to nursing and allied health education Medicare Advantage payment policies; LCDs as well as weekly and Special Edition MLN Connects.
Modified: 11/30/2020
This edition includes information about the 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule payment rates and participation program. It also includes information about LCDs as well as weekly and Special Edition MLN Connects.
Modified: 10/26/2020
This edition includes information about LCDs/articles; 2021 ICD-10-CM coding changes, MLN Connects; and Special MLN Connects on COVID-19.
Modified: 9/28/2020
This edition includes information about new, revised and retired LCDs/Articles as well as weekly and Special Edition MLN Connects.
Modified: 8/24/2020
This edition includes information about post-payment; a new LCD and billing and coding article for I-CGM; revisions and retirements of LCDs/articles; MLN Connects; and Special MLN Connects on COVID-19.
Modified: 7/29/2020
This edition includes information about revised and retired LCDs/Articles and MLN Connects.
Modified: 6/29/2020
This edition includes a special message to providers in Puerto Rico, information about provider enrollment, COBA, a new billing and coding article for HPV screening, revisions and retirements of LCDs/Articles, MLN Connects and Special MLN Connects on COVID-19.
Modified: 5/27/2020
This edition includes information about provider enrollment and fee news during the PHE COVID-19, new, revised and retired LCDs/Articles and MLN Connects.
Modified: 5/1/2020
This edition includes information about provider enrollment assistance for COVID-19, OPPS, funding for the health care system, revisions and retirements of LCDs/Articles and MLN Connects.
Modified: 3/30/2020
This edition includes information about coronavirus, the new MBI, mass adjustment of claims, the MSI reminder, SNF claims, revisions to LCDs/Articles and MLN Connects.
Modified: 2/28/2020
This edition includes information about the Provider Enrollment relief for the Puerto Rico earthquakes, unsolicited/voluntary refunds, new LCDs/Articles, revisions to LCDs/Articles, retired LCDs/Articles and MLN Connects.
Modified: 2/3/2020
This edition includes information about Provider Enrollment application fees, the FFS response to the Puerto Rico earthquakes, the new MBI, MEDPARD, a revision to an LCD article, and MLN Connects Special Editions.
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