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MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 15, 2023


  • Inflation Reduction Act Continues to Lower Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Drugs with Price Increases Above Inflation
  • CMS Announces Multi-State Initiative to Strengthen Primary Care
  • Critical Access Hospitals: Annual Average Patient Length of Stay Requirement
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Probe and Educate Review
  • Billing Medicare Part B for Insulin with New Limits on Patient Monthly Coinsurance
  • ESRD Prospective Payment System: July Update
  • Medicare Learning Network Web Refresh
  • Men’s Health: Encourage Your Patients to Prioritize Their Health

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes: FY 2024

MLN Matters® Articles

  • DMEPOS Fee Schedule: July 2023 Quarterly Update
  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System: July 2023 Update
  • New JZ Claims Modifier for Certain Medicare Part B Drugs
  • Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System: July 2023 Update — Revised


  • Expanded Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model: Resource Index, FAQs, & Specifications

Information for Patients

  • New Tools to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Low-Income Seniors and People with Disabilities

Posted 6/15/2023