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Posting Date: 05/11/2023
MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 11, 2023

MLN Connects® Newsletter: May 11, 2023 News CMS Roundup (May 5, 2023) Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System: Report Information Compliance Bill Correctly: Power Mobility Devices Repairs ML...

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Posting Date: 05/11/2023
National Government Services: Raising Awareness About Care Management

National Government Services: Raising Awareness about Care Management According to the Center for Disease Control, six in ten adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease and four in ten adults have two ...

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Posting Date: 05/10/2023
Medicare Part A CMS Data Center Migration – Rescheduled May 2023 Dark Days for Data Center Migration

May 2023 Dark Days for CMS Data Center Migration – Rescheduled May 2023 Dark Days for Data Center Migration As we previously communicated, the Medicare Part A CMS Data Center Migration was postponed. ...

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Posting Date: 05/09/2023
Urgent News: May 2023 Dark Days for Data Center Migration Postponed

Urgent News: May 2023 Dark Days for Data Center Migration Postponed The Medicare Part A CMS Data Center Migration scheduled for 5/12/2023 to 5/15/2023 has been postponed. All systems and IVR will be a...

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Posting Date: 05/08/2023
[URGENT] Part A DDE is Available!

[URGENT] Part A DDE is Available! Part A DDE is available and can be accessed by Part A, HHH and FQHC providers. The issue of providers not being able to sign is due to an unexpected change in the Dat...

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Posting Date: 05/05/2023
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: 05/05/2023
Proper Taxonomy Code for Ambulatory Surgical Center

Proper Taxonomy Code for Ambulatory Surgical Center National Government Services has been testing new edits to implement into our Advance Communication Engine System Edit Module (NGS-ACE) front end ed...

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Posting Date: 05/05/2023
New versus Established Patients

New versus Established Patients We’ve updated this frequently asked question based on recent clarification from CMS. Please clarify appropriate billing for outpatient/office services when a consulting...

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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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