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Posting Date: 06/26/2023
Dental Services 2023

Dental Services 2023 The CMS clarified what Medicare payments may be made for medically necessary dental services that are an integral part of a covered primary medical procedure. We’ve posted this ne...

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Posting Date: 06/26/2023
End of the Public Health Emergency

End of the Public Health Emergency We’ve received many questions related to end of the public health emergency and changes to waivers that CMS put in place during the COVID-19 PHE. To assist our provi...

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Posting Date: 06/26/2023
Helpful Reminders on Advance Care Planning

Helpful Reminders on Advance Care Planning ACP billing codes: 99497: Advance care planning, including the first 30 minutes of face-to-face explanation and discussion (when performed) of advance direct...

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Posting Date: 06/22/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 22, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 22, 2023 News CMS Roundup (June 16, 2023) Lower Endoscopy: Comparative Billing Report in June Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database: July Update Behavioral Health Int...

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Posting Date: 06/15/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 15, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 15, 2023 News Inflation Reduction Act Continues to Lower Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Drugs with Price Increases Above Inflation CMS Announces Multi-State I...

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Posting Date: 06/15/2023
Reactivating Reason Code 31755

Reactivating Reason Code 31755 As of 1/3/2023, reason code 31755 was reactivated per CMS instructions. This means the revenue code 0023 line-item date of service must match the date of service for the...

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Posting Date: 06/15/2023
Claims Department Requires Additional Information for Processing Certain Services

Claims Department Requires Additional Information for Processing Certain Services Are you having difficulty with what must be provided when we ask for additional information to process your claim? If ...

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Posting Date: 06/12/2023
End of the Public Health Emergency Frequently Asked Questions

End of the Public Health Emergency Frequently Asked Questions We’ve added new frequently asked questions to our website. We encourage our providers to view answers to questions about the End of the Pu...

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Posting Date: 06/12/2023
Drugs and Biologicals Frequently Asked Questions

Drugs and Biologicals Frequently Asked Questions We’ve added new frequently asked questions to our website. We encourage our providers to view answers to common questions about Drugs and Biologicals t...

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Posting Date: 06/12/2023
Government Efforts to Combat Cancer Deaths Related to Tobacco

Government Efforts to Combat Cancer Deaths Related to Tobacco Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths. Lung cancer is what normally is thought of when talking about to...

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Posting Date: 06/08/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 8, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 8, 2023 News CMS Announces Resources and Flexibilities to Assist with the Public Health Emergency in the Territory of Guam Due to Recent Typhoon CMS Roundup (June 2, 202...

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Posting Date: 06/02/2023
July 2023 Release "Dark Days" for the Common Working File Hosts

July 2023 Release "Dark Days" for the Common Working File Hosts For the upcoming July 2023 Release: For Production, CWF will be observing the Gray Day on Thursday, 6/29/2023 and Dark Days starting Fri...

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Posting Date: 06/01/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 1, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 1, 2023 News CMS Announces Plan to Ensure Availability of New Alzheimer’s Drugs COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Final Rule Medicare Secondary Payer Accident-Relat...

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Posting Date: 05/31/2023
Tobacco Counseling via Telehealth

Tobacco Counseling via Telehealth Health equity in telehealth is the opportunity for everyone to receive the health care they need and deserve, regardless of social or economic status. Telehealth help...

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