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Posting Date: 05/05/2023
Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment: A/B and DME Collaborative Presentation

Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment: A/B and DME Collaborative Presentation View the A/B and DME Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment YouTube video for information on oxygen. Posted 5/5/2023

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Posting Date: 05/04/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 4, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 4, 2023 News FAQs on CMS Waivers, Flexibilities, and the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Guidance for the Expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ...

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Posting Date: 05/04/2023
Provider Enrollment: Resumed Revalidation Activities

Provider Enrollment: Resumed Revalidation Activities Attention: Provider Enrollment and Credentialing Departments Activities have resumed with revalidation due dates starting with 1/31/2022. Don’t wai...

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Posting Date: 04/27/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: April 27, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: April 27, 2023 News Hospital Price Transparency Enforcement Updates For the First Time, HHS Is Making Ownership Data for All Medicare-Certified Hospice and Home Health Agenc...

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Posting Date: 04/27/2023
KX Modifier on Outpatient Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology Claims

KX Modifier on Outpatient Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology Claims Reminders Providers report KX modifier on a claim line(s) to confirm the medical records contain sp...

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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
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
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
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: 04/21/2023
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
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: 04/20/2023
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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Posting Date: 04/20/2023
Medicare University Continuing to Experience Intermittent Issues

Medicare University Continuing to Experience Intermittent Issues We are continuing to experience intermittent outages with Medicare University. You do not need to report these issues with Medicare Uni...

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Posting Date: 04/20/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: April 20, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: April 20, 2023 News Billing Medicare Part B for Insulin with New Limits on Patient Monthly Coinsurance Medical Review & Compliance: Respond to Additional Documentation Reque...

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Posting Date: 04/19/2023
Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions are Updated

Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions are Updated We’ve updated our telehealth frequently asked questions to include changes and flexibilities due to the end of the PHE on 5/11/2023. Please view these...

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Posting Date: 04/18/2023
Attention Home Health and Hospice Providers Using NGSConnex to Submit Level One Appeals Redetermination Requests

Attention Home Health and Hospice Providers Using NGSConnex to Submit Level One Appeals Redetermination Requests National Government Services strongly recommends that all providers, including home hea...

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Posting Date: 04/14/2023
CR13105 - Technical Revisions Only to the National Coverage Determination (NCD) Manual

CR13105 - Technical Revisions Only to the National Coverage Determination (NCD) Manual

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