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MLN Connects® for Thursday, February 6, 2020

New Medicare Provider Enrollment Educational Tool


  • Open Payments Registration
  • Promoting Interoperability Programs: Deadline to Submit 2019 Data is March 2
  • Quality Payment Program: Updated Explore Measures Tool
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS 2020 Call for Measures and Activities
  • Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program: Requirements for 2020
  • SNF Quality Reporting Program: FY 2022 APU Table
  • Reassignment of Medicare Benefits: Revised CMS-855R Required May 1
  • February is American Heart Month


  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Services: Comply with Medicare Billing Requirements

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • ICD-10-CM: New Diagnosis Code for Vaping-related Disorders Effective April 1


  • Substance Use Disorders: Availability of Benefits Listening Session — February 18
  • Ground Ambulance Organizations: Reporting Volunteer Labor Call — February 20
  • Dementia Care: CMS Toolkits Call — March 3
  • Part A Providers: QIC Appeals Demonstration Call — March 5

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Provider Enrollment Appeals Procedure
  • Quarterly Influenza Virus Vaccine Code Update - July 2020
  • 2020 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List — Revised
  • 2020 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Jurisdiction List — Revised


  • Medicare Mental Health
  • Medicare Provider Enrollment


  • MAC Listening Session: Audio Recording and Transcript

Posted 2/6/2020

Last Modified: 2/6/20
MLN Connects® for Thursday, February 6, 2020
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