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Posting Date: 06/13/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 13, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 13, 2024 News Medicare Shared Savings Program: Apply for January 1 Start Date by June 17 Men’s Health: Encourage Your Patients to Prioritize Their Health Compliance Hosp...

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Posting Date: 06/12/2024
Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today for June 18th Sessions!

Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today for June 18th Sessions! Our third in the series of Medicare Part B 2024 ...

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Posting Date: 06/12/2024
Provider Enrollment: Reduce Development Requests for Additional Action

Provider Enrollment: Reduce Development Requests for Additional Action In an effort to reduce the request of additional information and/or documentation on provider enrollment applications, verify all...

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Posting Date: 06/06/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 6, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: June 6, 2024 News CMS Roundup (May 31, 2024) Quality Payment Program: 2022 Performance Information on Medicare.gov Compare Tool Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasin...

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Posting Date: 06/04/2024
Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today for June 11th Sessions!

Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today for June 11th Sessions! We’re gearing up for our second in the series of...

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Posting Date: 06/04/2024
Accelerated Payment Program Available for Providers Impacted by the Ascension Health Cyber Related Incident (CRI)

Accelerated Payment Program Available for Providers Impacted by the Ascension Health Cyber Related Incident Part A Providers experiencing cash flow problems related to Ascension Health CRI, which bega...

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Posting Date: 05/31/2024
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: 05/30/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 30, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 30, 2024 News Hospice Interdisciplinary Team: Addition of Marriage and Family Therapists & Mental Health Counselors Revised Part B Inflation Rebate Guidance: Using the 34...

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Posting Date: 05/30/2024
Attention Illinois, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Providers: Senior Medicare Patrol Can Assist Medicare Providers!

Attention Illinois, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Providers: Senior Medicare Patrol Can Assist Medicare Providers! National Government Services is proud to announce a special project to assist our pr...

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Posting Date: 05/29/2024
Recovery Audit Contractor Reminders

Recovery Audit Contractor Reminders Did you know that Performant is now the RAC for all of National Government Services Part A and Part B lines of business in Jurisdiction 6 and Jurisdiction K? As par...

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Posting Date: 05/28/2024
Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers on Tuesday, June 4th

Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers on Tuesday, June 4th! Our first in our series of Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Vir...

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Posting Date: 05/23/2024
Attention All Providers, Billing Services and Clearinghouses Who Submit and Receive NGS EDI Transactions

Attention All Providers, Billing Services and Clearinghouses Who Submit and Receive NGS EDI Transactions As a reminder, when submitting the EDI Enrollment Application to National Government Services, ...

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Posting Date: 05/23/2024
CPT 99459 Pelvic Examination Billing for Medicare

CPT 99459 Pelvic Examination Billing for Medicare National Government Services has received several inquiries regarding the use of CPT 99459, which was added to CPT coding for 2024 as an add-on code s...

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Posting Date: 05/23/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 23, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 23, 2024 News Medicare Shared Savings Program: Apply by June 17 for January 1 Start Date Medicare Providers: Deadlines for Joining an Accountable Care Organization Instit...

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Posting Date: 05/23/2024
A/B and DME Collaborative YouTube Video

A/B and DME Collaborative YouTube Video The A/B DME MACs are offering a YouTube video on General Documentation Requirements. This video provides guidance to assist providers and suppliers with a bette...

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Posting Date: 05/23/2024
LCD and Article Updates May/June 2024

LCD and Article Updates May/June 2024 Billing and Coding Articles L37485 Prostate Rectal Spacers This policy is retired and is no longer in effect for services rendered on or after 5/1/2024. A52863 Bi...

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Posting Date: 05/22/2024
Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Beginning June 4th!

Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Beginning June 4th! Seats are filling up quickly for our 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Con...

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Posting Date: 05/16/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 16, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 16, 2024 News Administration Acts to Improve Access to Kidney Transplants DMEPOS: Updated List of Items Potentially Subject to Conditions of Payment Lymphedema Compressio...

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Posting Date: 05/16/2024
CR13566 - Outlier Reconciliation and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (CCR) Updates for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS

CR13566 - Outlier Reconciliation and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (CCR) Updates for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Posted 5/16/2024

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Posting Date: 05/16/2024
Provider Enrollment: NGSMedicare.com Website Resources to Help Reduce Development on CMS Enrollment Forms

Provider Enrollment: NGSMedicare.com Website Resources to Help Reduce Development on CMS Enrollment Forms To reduce requests for additional information, National Government Services offers several pro...

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Posting Date: 05/16/2024
Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today!

Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference: Mastering Medicare-Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers-Register Today! We’ve dedicated Tuesdays for the month of June to deliver valuable educ...

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Posting Date: 05/15/2024
A/B DME MAC Collaborative Webinar: Nebulizers and Nebulizer Drugs

A/B DME MAC Collaborative Webinar: Nebulizers and Nebulizer Drugs Physicians/Practitioners! Are you Ordering Nebulizers and Nebulizer Drugs for your Patients? This is your opportunity to hear directly...

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Posting Date: 05/15/2024
Provider Enrollment: NGSMedicare.com Website Resources to Help Reduce Development on CMS-855A Application

Provider Enrollment: NGSMedicare.com Website Resources to Help Reduce Development on CMS-855A Application To reduce requests for additional information, National Government Services offers several pro...

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Posting Date: 05/15/2024
Upcoming Annual Logon ID Recertification

Upcoming Annual Logon ID Recertification Upcoming Annual Logon ID Recertification for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island Regions Beginning the week of 5/6/2024, the Maine, Mass...

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Posting Date: 05/13/2024
Billing Fascia Iliaca Blocks with 64999

Billing Fascia Iliaca Blocks with 64999 National Government Services is receiving information that does not provide the documentation necessary to process claims for Fascia Iliaca Blocks when billed w...

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Posting Date: 05/09/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 9, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 9, 2024 News HHS Releases New Data Showing Over 10 million People with Medicare Received a Free Vaccine Because of the President’s Inflation Reduction Act; Releases Draft...

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Posting Date: 05/06/2024
Registration Is Open for the Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference! Mastering Medicare: Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers

Registration is Open for the Medicare Part B 2024 Spring/Summer Virtual Conference! Mastering Medicare: Tuesday Tutorials for Part B Providers We’ve devoted Tuesdays in June to host a series of educat...

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Posting Date: 05/03/2024
Join Us for ‘Real Time” with CMS Chicago

Join Us for ‘Real Time' with CMS Chicago The CMS Chicago LEA would like to invite you to our “Real Time” with CMS Chicago, a bi- weekly webinar that occurs on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every Month at...

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Posting Date: 05/03/2024
Save the Dates! CMS National Provider Enrollment Conference in San Diego: 8/28/2024-8/29/2024

Save the Dates! CMS National Provider Enrollment Conference in San Diego: 8/28/2024-8/29/2024 Wednesday, 8/28/2024 and Thursday, 8/29/2024 from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. PT Register for the CMS National Pro...

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Posting Date: 05/02/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 2, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 2, 2024 News CMS Statement on Proposed Local Coverage Determination for Skin Substitute Grafts/Cellular and Tissue-Based Products for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer...

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