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 Industry News and Updates

January 20, 2015

 

 

Breaking News: Marilyn Tavenner, CMS Administrator, Steps Down

 

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MLN Connects Provider e-News

 

January 15, 2015

 

Highlights


CMS Events

  • Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in April - Forms due January 21
  • Webinar for Comparative Billing Report on Modifier 59: Dermatology
  • Open Payments Program Overview Now Available



Announcements

  • Help Protect the Vision of Your Medicare Patients - Recommend Annual Glaucoma Screening
  • Hospice Providers: Continue to Collect and Submit HIS Data in 2015
  • Open Payments System Unavailable through Late January

 

Claims, Pricers, and Codes

  • Adjustment of Some Home Health Claims: Update

 

Medicare Learning Network® Educational Products 

  • "FAQs - International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10 Acknowledgment Testing and End-to-End Testing" MLN Matters® Article - Released
  • "Ambulance Fee Schedule" Fact Sheet - Revised
  • "Medicare Secondary Payers for Providers, Physicians, Other Suppliers, and Billing Staff" Fact Sheet - Revised
  • "Avoiding Medicare Fraud and Abuse: A Roadmap for Physicians" Web-based Training Course - Revised

 

 

Employment Opportunities

 

Are you looking for employment? Make sure to visit the career opportunity section on the AAMAS website. The Office of Inspector General has also recently posted the following recruiting brochure: Office of Audit Services Recruiting Brochure (PDF)

 

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Breaking News

MLN Connects

Employment Opportunities

 

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