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CMS MLN Connects™ Weekly Provider eNews ~ Important PQRS, eRx and Hospital Appeals Settlement Updates
Thu Sep 25 15:46:40 MDT 2014
The MLN Connects™ Provider eNews contains important news, announcements, and updates for health care professionals.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Don’t miss important information on PQRS, eRx & the Hospital Appeals Settlement in this week’s edition!
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In This Edition:
MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls
- Hospital Compare Star Ratings: Overview of HCAHPS Star Ratings — Registration Opening Soon
- Hospital Appeals Settlement Update — Registration Now Open
- Transitioning to ICD-10 — Register Now
- New MLN Connects™ National Provider Call Video Slideshow
- Volunteers Sought for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in January: Forms due October 3
- National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care Exceeds Goal to Reduce Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes: CMS Announces New Goal
- Hospital Appeals Settlement: New FAQs Posted
- Groups: Remember to Register for 2014 PQRS GPRO Participation by September 30
- 2014 PQRS 2nd Quarter Interim Feedback Dashboard Reports Available
- 2013 PQRS and eRx Incentive Program Incentive Payments Available
- 2013 PQRS and eRx Incentive Program Feedback Reports Available
- 2012 eRx Incentive Program and 2012 PQRS Supplemental Incentive Payments Available
- Completion and Submission Timeframes for Hospice Item Set Records
- Important Skill Sets for Doctors and Nurses: CME Articles Available on Medscape
- New Resources and Webinars from National Health IT Week
- PQRS: New Quality Reporting Training Modules to Help Ensure Satisfactory 2014 Reporting
- 2014 CAHPS for PQRS Survey
- New PQRS FAQs Available
- New and Updated FAQs for the EHR Incentive Programs
Claims, Pricers, and Codes
- FDG PET for Solid Tumor Claims
Medicare Learning Network® Educational Products
- “Medicare Billing Information for Rural Providers and Suppliers” Booklet — Revised
- “Rural Health Clinic” Fact Sheet — Revised
- “Avoiding Medicare Fraud & Abuse: A Roadmap for Physicians” Fact Sheet — Revised
- “Critical Access Hospital” Fact Sheet — Revised
- Subscribe to the Medicare Learning Network® Educational Products and MLN Matters® Electronic Mailing Lists
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