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Posting Date: 04/26/2023
NGS Cost Report Submission Reminders

NGS Cost Report Submission Reminders We strongly encourage filing of the cost report via the Medicare Cost Report E‐Filing (MCReF) System. If the cost report is submitted via MCReF, it does not need t...

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Posting Date: 04/26/2023
EDI Enrollment Spotlights Packet Completion Times

EDI Enrollment Spotlights Packet Completion Times We ask that you allow seven – ten business days for processing of all requests. All requests are worked in the order in which they are received. Curre...

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Posting Date: 04/26/2023
Tobacco Cessation Counseling Doesn’t Have To Be Lengthy or Intimidating

Tobacco Cessation Counseling Doesn’t Have To Be Lengthy or Intimidating Did you know that tobacco cessation counseling is a covered Medicare service? Brief tobacco counseling provides substantial heal...

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Posting Date: 04/24/2023
End of the Public Health Emergency: Over The Counter COVID-19 Test Kits

End of the Public Health Emergency: Over The Counter COVID-19 Test Kits With the end of the PHE on 5/11/ 2023, coverage for COVID-19 testing for Americans will change. Medicare beneficiaries who are e...

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Posting Date: 04/21/2023
Telligen QIN-QIO Hosting Chronic Kidney Disease Topics with National Kidney Foundation

Telligen QIN-QIO Hosting Chronic Kidney Disease Topics with National Kidney Foundation Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults—an estimated 37 million Americans. For American...

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Posting Date: 04/21/2023
LCD, Billing and Coding Article Updates for April and May 2023

LCD, Billing and Coding Article Updates for April and May 2023 Billing and Coding Article (A56937): Psychiatry and Psychology Services Removed sentence from article text section - “For psychotherapy s...

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Posting Date: 04/21/2023
New Service Added to the Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Program - Facet Joint Interventions

New Service Added to the Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Program - Facet Joint Interventions As a reminder, effective for dates of service rendered on or after 7/1/2023, facet joint...

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Posting Date: 04/20/2023
Providers Using NGSConnex to Submit Appeals and Supporting Documentation

Providers Using NGSConnex to Submit Appeals and Supporting Documentation We strongly recommend our providers use NGSConnex to submit your redetermination requests and any supporting documentation. Ple...

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