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



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


  • 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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