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MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 16, 2024


  • Administration Acts to Improve Access to Kidney Transplants
  • DMEPOS: Updated List of Items Potentially Subject to Conditions of Payment
  • Lymphedema Compression Treatment Items: New DMEPOS Benefit Category
  • Hospice: New Requirement for Physicians Who Certify Patient Eligibility Effective June 3
  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database: July Update
  • Women’s Health: Talk with Your Patients About Prevention, Care, & Wellbeing


  • Diabetic Shoes: Prevent Claim Denials

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • Home Health Claims: Additional Enforcement of Required County Codes


  • Overcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Payment Challenges Webinar — May 30

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Annual Wellness Visit: Social Determinants of Health Risk Assessment
  • Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Laboratory Services Reasonable Charge Payment: Quarterly Update
  • Diabetes Screening & Definitions Update: CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule
  • ESRD Prospective Payment System: Quarterly Update
  • Updates for Split or Shared Evaluation and Management Visits


  • Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program: Social Determinants of Health Video
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program: Annual Payment Update Webinar Materials

Information for Patients

  • Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders: Updated Content

Posted 5/16/2024