MLN Connects for Thursday, August 13, 2020

COVID-19: CMS/CDC Nursing Home Training Series Webcast – August 13

MLN Connects® for Thursday, August 13, 2020

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* Trump Administration Announces Initiative to Transform Rural Health
* Physician Compare Preview Period Open through August 20
* Management of Acute and Chronic Pain – Stakeholder Engagement Opportunity: Reply by August 21
* SNF Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by August 30
* PEPPERs for HHAs and PHPs
* Hospitals: Three Year Geographic Reclassification Data for FY 2022 MGCRB Applications
* Opioids: Co-Prescribing Naloxone


* National CMS/CDC Nursing Home COVID-19 Training Series Webcast — August 13
* Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management Study Listening Session — August 27

MLN Matters® Articles

* Billing for Home Infusion Therapy Services On or After January 1, 2021
* Correction to Editing Update for Vaccine Services
* International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD10) and Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determination (NCDs) – January 2021 Update
* Quarterly Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Services Subject to Reasonable Charge Payment
* Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) – October 2020 Update
* Update to Osteoporosis Drug Codes Billable on Home Health Claims
* Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances – Annual Update for 2020-2021 Season — Revised


* HQRP Training Resources Web-Based Training Course