MLN Connects Provider eNews: January 5, 2017

The following is the latest issue of MLN Connects Provider eNews:

News & Announcements

  • IRF and LTCH QRP Preview Reports Available: Review by January 10
  • Apply for Clinical Practice Improvement Activities and Measurement Study by January 31
  • Updated ESRD PPS Website
  • Comparative Billing Report on Physical Therapy in February
  • EHR Incentive Programs: New Attestation Resources
  • Implementation Guide for QRDA-III Eligible Clinician Programs Available
  • January Quarterly Provider Update Available
  • Get Your Patients Off to a Healthy Start in 2017

Provider Compliance

  • Duplicate Claims Will Not be Paid

Claims, Pricers & Codes

  • Fee Schedule Amounts for Group 3 Power Wheelchair Accessories and Cushions

Upcoming Events

  • IRF-PAI Therapy Information Data Collection Call — January 12
  • ESRD QIP: Payment Year 2020 Final Rule Call — January 17
  • Home Health Groupings Model Technical Report Call — January 18
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program Provider Training — January 18
  • Home Health Quality of Patient Care Star Rating Call — January 19
  • Medicare Quality Programs: Transitioning from PQRS to MIPS Call — January 24

Medicare Learning Network Publications & Multimedia

  • Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents – Payment Reform MLN Matters® Article — New
  • Quality Payment Program Video Presentation — New
  • Hospital Settlement Call: Audio Recording and Transcript — New
  • Medicare Overpayments Fact Sheet — Revised
  • PECOS for Provider and Supplier Organizations Fact Sheet — Revised
  • Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Booklet — Reminder
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Anesthesiologist Assistants, and Physician Assistants Booklet — Reminder

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