MLN Connects for Thursday, September 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: Act Now

MLN Connects newsletter for Thursday, September 16, 2021

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* COVID-19 Vaccines: Act Now

* IRF Review Choice Demonstration: Submit Comments by October 8


* Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter

* Surgical Dressings: Medicare Requirements

Claims, Pricers, & Codes

* Average Sales Price Files: October 2021


* National Stakeholder Call with the CMS Administrator — September 17

MLN Matters® Articles

* 2022 Annual Update for the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Bonus Payments

* Annual Clotting Factor Furnishing Fee Update 2022

* Home Health Notices of Admission – Additional Manual Instructions

* Implement Operating Rules – Phase III Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claim Adjustment Group Code (CAGC) Rule – Update from Council for Affordable Quality Health Care (CAQH) CORE

* Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances – Annual Update for 2021-2022 Season

* Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment

* Quarterly Update to Home Health (HH) Grouper

* Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) – October 2021 Update


* DMEPOS Accreditation — Revised

* Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) — Revised


* Part D Coverage Determinations, Appeals, & Grievances Web-Based Training — Revised

Last Updated: 09/16/2021