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MLN Connects® Newsletter: March 7, 2024


  • HHS Statement Regarding the Cyberattack on Change Healthcare
  • Final Guidance to Help People with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Manage Prescription Drug Costs
  • Current Status of Blood Tests for Organ Transplant Rejection
  • Opioid Use Disorder: Medicare Pays for Certain Treatment Services
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program: March Confidential Feedback Reports
  • Marriage and Family Therapists & Mental Health Counselors: Manual Updates
  • Nutrition-Related Health Conditions: Recommend Medicare Preventive Services


  • Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility Services: Prevent Claim Denials

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • National Correct Coding Initiative: April Update
  • RARCs, CARCs, Medicare Remit Easy Print, & PC Print: April Update


  • Proper Use of Modifiers 59, XE, XP, XS, & XU — Revised

Posted 3/7/2024