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MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 14, 2023



  • Inflation Reduction Act Continues to Lower Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Drugs with Price Increases Above Inflation
  • CMS Roundup (Sept 8, 2023)
  • New Provider Types 2024: Marriage and Family Therapists & Mental Health Counselors
  • PECOS 2.0 Is Coming Soon
  • Medicare Secondary Payer: Are You Getting Diagnosis Codes?
  • Social Determinants of Health: Collect Data with ICD-10-CM Z Codes
  • ESRD: Submitting Dialysis Claims That Include Capital Related Assets Eligible for the TPNIES
  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database: October Update
  • Prostate Cancer:  Encourage Your Patients to Get Screened

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

  • National Correct Coding Initiative: October Update
  • Integrated Outpatient Code Editor: Version 24.3

MLN Matters® Articles

  • Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System: October 2023 Update
  • DMEPOS Fee Schedule: October 2023 Quarterly Update
  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System: October 2023 Update

Publications & Multimedia

  • Expanded Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model: Updated Resource & Event Materials

Posted 9/14/2023