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MLN Connects® for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Patients Over Paperwork Newsletter


    • FY 2019 Medicare FFS Improper Payment Rate Lowest Since 2010
    • Patients Over Paperwork Newsletter
    • Celebration of National Rural Health Day
    • November is Home Care and Hospice Month
    • World AIDS Day is December 1


    • Ambulance Fee Schedule and Medicare Transports


    • Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule Call — December 3
    • Ground Ambulance Organizations: Data Collection System Call — December 5

MLN Matters® Articles

    • Home Health Agencies (HHAs) Urged to Establish Access to the Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) By December 23, 2019
    • Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update
    • Implementation of Changes in the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Payment for Dialysis Furnished for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in ESRD Facilities for Calendar Year (CY) 2020
    • Implement Operating Rules - Phase III Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claim Adjustment Group Code (CAGC) Rule - Update from Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) CORE
    • Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update
    • Update to Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Premium Rates for Calendar Year (CY) 2020
    • Updating Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) Editing for Practice Locations to Bypass Mobile Facility and/or Portable Units and Services Rendered in the Patient's Home
    • Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for January 2020 — Revised


    • Quality Payment Program: MIPS and APM Resources
    • ACOs: Beneficiary Engagement Toolkit and Case Studies


    • Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital OPPS/ASC Call: Audio Recording and Transcript

Last Modified: 11/27/19
MLN Connects® for Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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