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MLN Connects® Newsletter for Thursday, August 11, 2022

Monkeypox & Smallpox Vaccines: New Product Codes


  • Monkeypox & Smallpox Vaccines: New Product Codes
  • Payment Allowance Update for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Q0222 Injection, Bebtelovimab, 175 mg
  • CMS Announces Resources & Flexibilities to Assist Kentucky Due to Recent Storms
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program: Measure Change


  • What’s the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing Program?

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) - October 2022
  • Integrated Outpatient Code Editor: Java Beta File Release

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) Updates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Annual Update: Prospective Payment System (PPS) Pricer Changes for FY 2023
  • New Waived Tests
  • Implementation of the Capital Related Assets (CRA) Adjustment for the Transitional Add-on Payment Adjustment for New and Innovative Equipment and Supplies (TPNIES) Under the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System (ESRD PPS) — Revised


  • Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Reference — Revised


  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program Videos

Posted 8/11/2022