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Posting Date: 10/12/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 12, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 12, 2023 News CMS Roundup (Oct 6, 2023) Protect Your Patients: Give Them a Flu Shot Publications Direct Data Entry: 10-Digit Screen Expansion Medicare Preventive ...

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Posting Date: 10/12/2023
Let’s Get Ready for The Great American Smokeout on 11/16/2023!

Let’s Get Ready for The Great American Smokeout on 11/16/2023! For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. This yearly...

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Posting Date: 10/11/2023
Notification of the 2024 Dollar Amount in Controversy Required to Sustain Appeal Rights for an Administrative Law Judge Hearing or Federal District Court Review

Notification of the 2024 Dollar Amount in Controversy Required to Sustain Appeal Rights for an Administrative Law Judge Hearing or Federal District Court Review The amount that must remain in controve...

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Posting Date: 10/06/2023
Update on proposed LCD for Transesophageal Echocardiography

Update on proposed LCD for Transesophageal Echocardiography The LCD for Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) was published for comment and presented at an Open Meeting in July 2023. NGS is continuin...

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Posting Date: 10/06/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 6, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 6, 2023 News COVID-19: Updated Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted for Patients 12 & Older Posted 10/6/2023

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Posting Date: 10/05/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 5, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: October 5, 2023 News Administration Moves Forward with Medicare Drug Price Negotiations to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for People with Medicare CMS Requests Public Inpu...

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Posting Date: 10/05/2023
National Government Services Proposed LCDs for Comment

National Government Services Proposed LCDs for Comment The proposed LCDs listed below are being presented for comment for the Jurisdiction 6 and Jurisdiction K MACs. The formal comment period extends ...

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Posting Date: 10/03/2023
Fiscal Intermediary Standard System Direct Data Entry Screen Changes – October 2023

Fiscal Intermediary Standard System Direct Data Entry Screen Changes – October 2023 The October 2023 quarterly system release was implemented on 10/2/2023 and includes the FISS DDE screen changes iden...

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Posting Date: 10/02/2023
Collaborative A/B/DME Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes Webinar

Collaborative A/B/DME Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes Webinar Providers – Do you need assistance in understanding what is needed when ordering diabetic shoes? This collaborative webinar on...

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Posting Date: 09/28/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 28, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 28, 2023 News CMS Statement on Current Status of Blood Tests for Organ Transplant Rejection CMS Roundup (Sept 22, 2023) Cardiovascular Disease: Talk with Your P...

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Posting Date: 09/26/2023
Decrease Burden and Combine Multiple PDFs into One Before Responding to Additional Documentation Requests Using NGSConnex

Decrease Burden and Combine Multiple PDFs into One Before Responding to Additional Documentation Requests Using NGSConnex Recently, National Government Services has seen an increase in providers submi...

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Posting Date: 09/25/2023
Don't Miss Out - Register Today! National Government Services: Medicare Part B Care Management Tuesdays

Don't Miss Out - Register Today! National Government Services: Medicare Part B Care Management Tuesdays According to the CDC, six in ten adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease and four in ten adult...

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Posting Date: 09/22/2023
LCD and Billing and Coding Article Update for October 2023

LCD and Billing and Coding Article Update for October 2023 Billing and Coding: Autonomic Function Testing (A57024) Due to the annual ICD-10 Code updates, ICD-10 code G20 has been deleted and the follo...

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Posting Date: 09/22/2023
Register Today! National Government Services Fall 2023 Medicare Virtual Conference: Understanding Medicare Compliance for Part B Providers

Register Today! National Government Services Fall 2023 Medicare Virtual Conference: Understanding Medicare Compliance for Part B Providers This three full-day virtual conference will offer a variety o...

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Posting Date: 09/21/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 21, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 21, 2023 News CMS Announces Resources and Flexibilities to Assist with the Public Health Emergency in the State of Georgia Organ Transplantation Affinity Group:...

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Posting Date: 09/18/2023
Direct Data Entry Users May Need to Adjust Screen Size

Direct Data Entry Users May Need to Adjust Screen Size CMS recently issued Change Request 13138 “Implementation to Expand Monetary Amount Fields Related to Billing and Payment to Accommodate 10-Digits...

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Posting Date: 09/15/2023
New YouTube Video: Surgical Dressings and Supplies: Part A/B and DME Collaborative Presentation

New YouTube Video: Surgical Dressings and Supplies: Part A/B and DME Collaborative Presentation The Part A/B and DME MACs are offering a YouTube video on Surgical Dressings and Supplies. This video of...

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Posting Date: 09/15/2023
Save the Dates! National Government Services Fall 2023 Virtual Conference for Medicare Part A Providers

Save the Dates! National Government Services Fall 2023 Virtual Conference for Medicare Part A Providers Ending 2023 on a Strong Medicare Note 11/1/2023-11/2/2023 The National Government Services POE T...

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Posting Date: 09/14/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 14, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: September 14, 2023 News Inflation Reduction Act Continues to Lower Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Drugs with Price Increases Above Inflation CMS Roundup (Sept ...

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Posting Date: 09/14/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: COVID-19: Updated mRNA Vaccines for Patients 6 Months & Older – September 14, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: COVID-19: Updated mRNA Vaccines for Patients 6 Months & Older – September 14, 2023 News COVID-19: Updated mRNA Vaccines for Patients 6 Months & Older Posted 9/14/2023

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