MLN Connects - Official CMS News from the Medicare Learning Network

Issue Date Topics
August 16, 2018 News & Announcements

New Medicare Card: Order Handouts for Patients That Did Not Get Their New Cards
Proposed Pathways to Success for the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Quality Payment Program: Design Examples for CY 2019 Proposed Rule
Quality Payment Program: Participation Status Tool Includes 2018 Data Snapshot

Provider Compliance

Cochlear Devices Replaced Without Cost: Bill Correctly - Reminder

Upcoming Events

Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics Listening Session - August 22

Medicare Learning Network® Publications & Multimedia

Inclusion of PMD Codes in DMEPOS Prior Authorization Program MLN Matters® Article - New
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database: October 2018 Update MLN Matters Article - New
Hospice Payment Rates, Cap, Wage Index, and Pricer: FY 2019 Update MLN Matters Article - New
HCPCS Drug/Biological Code Changes: October 2018 Update MLN Matters Article - New
2018 DMEPOS Fee Schedule: October Update MLN Matters Article - New
Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet - Revised
PECOS for Physicians and NPPs Booklet - Reminder
Medicare Enrollment for Institutional Providers Booklet - Reminder
Medicare Part D Vaccines and Vaccine Administration Fact Sheet - Reminder