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MLN Connects® Newsletter: November 16, 2023


  • Unprecedented Efforts to Increase Transparency of Nursing Home Ownership
  • Hospital Price Transparency: Use Required CMS Template Layout to Encode Hospital Standard Charge Information
  • Quality Payment Program: Preview Your Performance Information by December 12
  • Medicare Participation for CY 2024
  • Hospice: New Requirement for Physicians Who Certify Patient Eligibility
  • Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System: CY 2024 Final Policies, Printable Instrument, & FAQs
  • CMS Health Information Handler Helps You Submit Medical Review Documentation Electronically
  • National Rural Health Day: Address Unique Health Care Needs
  • Lung Cancer: Help Your Patients Reduce Their Risk


  • Skilled Nursing Facility: Appropriate Use of Place-Of-Service Codes

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • Vagus Nerve Stimulators: Transitional Pass-through Status for HCPCS Code C1827 — Updated

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Home Health Prospective Payment System: CY 2024 Update
  • Provider Enrollment Changes to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual
  • Separate Payment for Disposable Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices on Home Health Claims
  • Allowing Audiologists to Provide Certain Diagnostic Tests Without a Physician Order — Revised


  • Home Health Agency Perspectives on Innovation: Panel Materials

Posted 11/16/2023