Skip to Main Content
 
 
 
Web Content Viewer

Medicare Monthly Review

Web Content Viewer

February 2018, Issue 2018-02

In This Issue

National Government Services – Articles for Part A and Part B Providers
Revised LCDs and Articles: January-February 2018
National Government Services – Articles for Part B Providers
Medicare Participating Physicians Directory
CMS Articles for Part A and Part B Providers CR/MM/SE #
Hurricane Nate and Medicare Disaster Related Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi Claims SE17034 Revised
Next Generation Accountable Care Organization - Implementation SE1613 Revised
Medically Unlikely Edits and Bilateral Surgical Procedures SE1422 Revised
Proper Use of Modifier 59 SE1418
Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule – Medicare Travel Allowance Fees for Collection of Specimens MM10448
April 2018 Quarterly Average Sales Price Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files and Revisions to Prior Quarterly Pricing Files MM10447
Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination Edit Software for April 2018 MM10424
Calendar Year 2018 Update for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Fee Schedule MM10395
Update to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Pub. 100-02, Chapter 11 - End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Section 100) MM10366
ICD-10 and Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determinations MM10318 Revised
Suppression of the Standard Paper Remittance Advice in 45 days if also Receiving Electronic Remittance Advice MM10151 Revised
Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Year Three Benefit Enhancements MM10044 Revised
CMS Articles for Part A Providers CR/MM/SE #
Global Surgical Days for Critical Access Hospital Method II MM10425
Ensuring Correct Processing of Home Health Disaster Related Claims and Claims for Denial MM10372 Revised
Rural Health Clinic and Federally Qualified Health Center Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 13 Update MM10350 Revised
Identifying Prior Hospice Days When Calculating Hospice Routine Home Care Payments After a Transfer MM10180
Implementation of the Transitional Drug Add-On Payment Adjustment MM10065 Revised
CMS Articles for Part B Providers CR/MM/SE #
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Codes Subject to and Excluded from Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Edits MM10446
January 2018 Update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System MM10441
New Waived Tests MM10418
2018 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Code Jurisdiction List MM10416
CMS MLN Connects® Weekly Provider eNews
Therapy Cap Claims Rolling Hold and New Medicare Card Updates
MLN Connects® Provider e-News for January 25, 2018
MLN Connects® Provider e-News for January 18, 2018
MLN Connects® Provider e-News for January 11, 2018
MLN Connects® Provider e-News for January 4, 2018

This bulletin should be shared with all health care practitioners and managerial members of the provider staff. Bulletins are available at no cost from our website.

CMS publishes the Quarterly Provider Update (QPU) at the beginning of each quarter to inform providers and suppliers about the following:

  • Regulations and major policies under development during the quarter
  • Regulations and major policies completed or cancelled
  • New or revised manual instructions

Article Key: CR = Change Request; MM = Medicare Learning Network Matters article; SE = Medicare Learning Network Matters Special Edition article

Contact information can be found in the Contact Us section of our website.

Medicare policies can be accessed from the Medical Policy Center section of our website.

Providers without Internet access may request hard copies of this newsletter and medical policies from National Government Services.

[Return to Medicare Monthly Review Index]

Web Content Viewer
Complementary Content