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MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 14, 2019

Editor’s Note:

MLN Connects® has an improved table of contents with educational materials organized by type. Let us know what you think. We will continue to deliver the Medicare news you expect each week.


  • New Medicare Card: 67% of Claims Submitted with MBI
  • DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Get Ready for Round 2021
  • Protecting the Health and Safety of all Americans
  • LTCH Compare Refresh
  • IRF Compare Refresh
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


  • Hospital Beds and Accessories: Provider Compliance Tips


  • Data Interoperability across the Continuum: CMS Data Element Library Call — March 19
  • SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program: Phase One Review and Corrections Call — March 20
  • Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically Webcast — March 28

MLN Matters® Articles

  • New MBI: Get It, Use It — Revised
  • NGACO Model Post Discharge Home Visit HCPCS — Revised


  • PECOS FAQs — Revised
  • PECOS Technical Assistance Contact Information — Revised


  • Quality Payment Program: 2017 MIPS Performance Feedback Web-Based Training Course

Posted 3/14/2019

Last Modified: 3/14/19
MLN Connects® for Thursday, March 14, 2019
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