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Posting Date: 03/19/2024
CMS Issues Change Request 13294 – Impacts Cost Reports with Disproportionate Share Hospital Reimbursement

CMS Issues Change Request 13294 – Impacts Cost Reports with Disproportionate Share Hospital Reimbursement CMS issued CR 13294,“Change Request (CR) to Implement the Medicare Program Final Action: Treat...

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Posting Date: 03/19/2024
Credit Balance Reminder: Submissions For Quarter Ending 3/31/2024 Start Soon!

Credit Balance Reminder: Submissions For Quarter Ending 3/31/2024 Start Soon! CBR submissions can be submitted starting on 4/1/2024 and are due within 30 days to be considered timely. Remember, even i...

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Posting Date: 03/14/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: March 14, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: March 14, 2024 News CMS Roundup (Mar 8, 2024) Marriage and Family Therapists & Mental Health Counselors: Updated Enrollment FAQs Skilled Nursing Facilities: Billing Medicare ...

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Posting Date: 03/14/2024
Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption (CHOPD) Accelerated and Advance Payments for Part A Providers and Part B Suppliers Frequently Asked Questions

Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption (CHOPD) Accelerated and Advance Payments for Part A Providers and Part B Suppliers Frequently Asked Questions Please see the below for the latest FAQs relate...

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Posting Date: 03/13/2024
Reminder: Medicare Part A Claim Submissions Due to the Change Healthcare Security Incident

Reminder: Medicare Part A Claim Submissions Due to the Change Healthcare Security Incident Medicare Part A providers can use the FISS DDE for Part A claim entry. This option is free, and the provider ...

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Posting Date: 03/12/2024
Proper Medicare Part B Claim Submissions – Completion and Regulation for the CMS-1500 Paper Claim Form Due to the Change Healthcare Security Incident

Proper Medicare Part B Claim Submissions – Completion and Regulation for the CMS-1500 Paper Claim Form Due to the Change Healthcare Security Incident Health care professionals and suppliers play a vit...

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Posting Date: 03/11/2024
You Asked, We Listened, We Delivered: Redesigned Events Page Live

You Asked, We Listened, We Delivered: Redesigned Events Page Live We’re always looking for and appreciate feedback from our providers. Your ideas and recommendations help drive improvements to our web...

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Posting Date: 03/11/2024
The Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption (CHOPD) CMS Fact Sheet Now Available

The Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption (CHOPD) CMS Fact Sheet Now Available CMS issued the Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption (CHOPD) Accelerated Payments to Part A Providers and Advan...

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Posting Date: 03/11/2024
Advance and Accelerated Payment Program Available for Providers Impacted by the Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption

Advance and Accelerated Payment Program Available for Providers Impacted by the Change Healthcare/Optum Payment Disruption Part A and Part B Providers experiencing cash flow problems related to Change...

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Posting Date: 03/07/2024
NGSMedicare.com Scheduled Maintenance: 3/9/2024-3/10/2024

NGSMedicare.com Scheduled Maintenance Due to scheduled maintenance, NGSMedicare.com will be inaccessible beginning Saturday, 3/9/2024 through Sunday, 3/10/2024. We apologize for any inconvenience this...

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Posting Date: 03/07/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: March 7, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: March 7, 2024 News HHS Statement Regarding the Cyberattack on Change Healthcare Final Guidance to Help People with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Manage Prescription Dru...

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Posting Date: 03/06/2024
Prior Authorization Process for Repetitive Scheduled Nonemergent Ambulance Transport

Prior Authorization Process for Repetitive Scheduled Nonemergent Ambulance Transport CMS implemented the prior authorization program for RSNAT to reduce expenditures while maintaining and/or improving...

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Posting Date: 02/29/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: February 29, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: February 29, 2024 Events ICD-10 Coordination & Maintenance Committee Meeting — March 19–20 MLN Matters® Articles Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging: CY ...

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Posting Date: 02/29/2024
Tobacco Counseling via Telehealth

Tobacco Counseling via Telehealth Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States. Each year, nearly half a million Americans die prematurely of smok...

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Posting Date: 02/29/2024
You Asked, We Listened: Redesigned Events Page Coming Soon

You Asked, We Listened: Redesigned Events Page Coming Soon We’re always looking for and appreciate feedback from our providers. Your ideas and recommendations help drive improvements to our website. P...

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Posting Date: 02/27/2024
Medicare Preventive Services

Medicare Preventive Services Medicare covers many preventive services to help keep your patients healthy. Preventive services can help find health problems early, when treatment works best, and can he...

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Posting Date: 02/27/2024
LCD and Billing and Coding Article Updates for February/March 2024

LCD and Billing and Coding Article Updates for February/March 2024 Local Coverage Determinations Biomarker Testing for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis (L37733) This LCD has been retired and will no longer b...

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Posting Date: 02/27/2024
[REVISED] 2024 Gapfill Request

[REVISED] 2024 Gapfill Request National Government Services, the MAC for JK and J6 is in receipt of the new laboratory test codes identified by the CMS to be gap-fill priced for 2024. The PAMA regulat...

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Posting Date: 02/27/2024
Change Healthcare Security Incident

Change Healthcare Security Incident The CMS and National Government Services are aware that Change Healthcare recently suffered a cyber-attack. Change Healthcare is a clearinghouse vendor that connect...

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Posting Date: 02/26/2024
Prolonged Services Timeline 2024

Prolonged Services Timeline 2024 We’ve updated the Prolonged Services Timetable with 2024 HCPCS and CPT codes, time requirements and date spans. We encourage providers to view this information to ensu...

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