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Posting Date: 02/01/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: February 1, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: February 1, 2024 News Participation Continues to Grow in CMS' Accountable Care Organization Initiatives in 2024 CMS Roundup (Jan 26, 2024) Claims, Pricers, & Codes HCPCS Appl...

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Posting Date: 01/30/2024
2023 Calendar Year 1099 Form Information

2023 Calendar Year 1099 Form Information National Government Services will mail all 1099 Forms for Calendar Year 2023 by 1/31/2024 Medicare providers and beneficiaries, who are serviced by NGS regardl...

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Posting Date: 01/30/2024
2024 Telehealth Billing – Item 32 Address Completion Clarification

2024 Telehealth Billing – Item 32 Address Completion Clarification National Government Services is providing this article for clarification on the billing of telehealth services; specifically, the ...

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Posting Date: 01/29/2024
KX Modifier on Outpatient Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology Claims CY 2024

KX Modifier on Outpatient Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology Claims Calendar Year 2024 KX Modifier Threshold The BBA of 2018 repealed application of the Medicare outpa...

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Posting Date: 01/26/2024
Fiscal Intermediary Standard System Direct Data Entry Screen Changes – January 2024

Fiscal Intermediary Standard System Direct Data Entry Screen Changes – January 2024 The January 2024 quarterly system release was implemented on 1/2/2024 with two minor changes to certain DDE screens....

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Posting Date: 01/26/2024
A/B DME MAC Collaborative Webinar: General Documentation Requirements

A/B DME MAC Collaborative Webinar: General Documentation Requirements Physicians/Practitioners! Are you ordering durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies for your patients? This ...

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Posting Date: 01/25/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: January 25, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: January 25, 2024 News CMS Announces New Actions to Help Hospitals Meet Obligations under EMTALA CMS Announces New Model to Advance Integration in Behavioral Health Doctor & C...

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Posting Date: 01/24/2024
Medicare Participating Physicians Directory

Medicare Participating Physicians Directory The 2024 MEDPARD is now available. It includes all Part B providers in Jurisdiction 6 and Jurisdiction K who have agreed to accept assignment on all Medicar...

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Posting Date: 01/24/2024
LCD and Billing and Coding Article Updates January/February 2024

LCD and Billing and Coding Article Updates January/February 2024 Billing and Coding: Off-Label Use of Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) (A59105) A list of labeled and compendia approved diagnoses hav...

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Posting Date: 01/23/2024
Frequently Asked Questions Have Been Reviewed

Frequently Asked Questions Have Been Reviewed We’ve reviewed and updated our educational FAQs. Visit our Help and FAQs page located within the Education section of our website. Please take time to rev...

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Posting Date: 01/23/2024
Credit Balance Report Reminder: Due Date Approaching

Credit Balance Report Reminder: Due Date Approaching For the quarter ending 12/31/2023, CBRs can be submitted starting 1/1/2024 and must be submitted within 30 days to be considered timely. The easies...

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Posting Date: 01/22/2024
2024 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List: Caregiver Training Codes

2024 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List: Caregiver Training Codes The CMS annual update to the therapy code list includes three new caregiver training “sometimes therapy” codes to include caregive...

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Posting Date: 01/22/2024
2024 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List: Remote Therapeutic Monitoring

2024 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List: Remote Therapeutic Monitoring CMS is updating Disposition 10, in addition to other modifications, to clarify that, for RTM services, physical and occupatio...

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Posting Date: 01/22/2024
The Part B Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed and Updated

The Part B Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed and Updated Our top claim errors are updated on a quarterly basis to reflect current information. Visit Top Claim Errors to learn what you can do to avoi...

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Posting Date: 01/22/2024
The Part A Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed

The Part A Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed Our top claim errors are updated on a quarterly basis to reflect current information. Visit Top Claim Errors to learn what you can do to avoid claim proc...

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Posting Date: 01/22/2024
The Home Health and Hospice Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed

The Home Health and Hospice Top Claim Errors Have Been Reviewed Our top claim errors are updated on a quarterly basis to reflect current information. Visit Top Claim Errors to learn what you can do to...

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Posting Date: 01/19/2024
Medicare Requirements for Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors

Medicare Requirements for Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors Effective 1/1/2024, Medicare added two new nonphysician specialties. To enroll with Medicare, all the requirements...

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Posting Date: 01/19/2024
Teaching Physician Virtual Supervision in 2024 Clarification

Teaching Physician Virtual Supervision in 2024 Clarification This article is to clarify virtual supervision provided by the teaching physician for the key portions of the service of a resident. There ...

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Posting Date: 01/18/2024
MLN Connects® Newsletter: January 18, 2024

MLN Connects® Newsletter: January 18, 2024 News CMS Finalizes Rule to Expand Access to Health Information and Improve the Prior Authorization Process Acute Hospital Care at Home Data Release CMS Round...

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Posting Date: 01/18/2024
Telehealth Changes for 2024 – Modifier 95 and Place of Service Codes

Telehealth Changes for 2024 – Modifier 95 and Place of Service Codes National Government Services has received many questions regarding the use of modifier 95 going forward. CMS implemented the usage ...

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