MLN Connects for Wednesday, December 23, 2020


ICD-10 Code Files for FY 2021

MLN Connects® for Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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Happy Holidays

Editor's Note:
Happy holidays from the MLN Connects team! We'll release the next regular edition on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

News
* Redesign of Medicare Supplier Directory Improves Beneficiary Decision-making
* Proposed Updates to Coverage Policy for Autologous Blood-Derived Products for Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
* Open Payments: Review & Dispute Data by December 31
* Hospital Price Transparency: Requirements Effective January 1
* DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program: Round 2021 Begins January 1
* Clinics/Group Practices & Certain Other Suppliers: Revised CMS-855B Required January 4
* Acute Hospital Care at Home: Increasing Capacity through Hospital without Walls Program
* Orthoses Referring Providers: Comparative Billing Report in December
* National Correct Coding Initiative Medicare Policy Manual: Annual Update

Compliance
* Non-Physician Outpatient Services Provided Before or During Inpatient Stays: Bill Correctly

Claims, Pricers & Codes
* ICD-10 Code Files for FY 2021
* COVID-19: PC-ACE Software Vaccine Roster Billing Issue

MLN Matters® Articles
* FAQs on the 3-Day Payment Window for Services Provided to Outpatients Who Later Are Admitted as Inpatients
* Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Annual Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Services Subject to Reasonable Charge

Publications
* Medicare Preventive Services — Revised

Multimedia
* Promoting Interoperability Call: Audio Recording & Transcript
* Physician Fee Schedule Call: Audio Recording & Transcript





Last Updated: 12/23/2020