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Recent Medicare Articles 2018

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Medicare & You

You asked, and we listened. You're getting a new Medicare card! Between April.
2018 and April 2019, we'll be removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare
cards and mailing each person a new card. This will help keep your information
more secure and help protect your identity. You'll get a new Medicare Number …

MLN Connects for September 28, 2017 –

Sep 28, 2017 2017-2018 Influenza Resources for Health Care Professionals MLN Matters®
ArticleNew. Billing in Medicare Secondary Payer Liability Insurance Situations
MLN Matters ArticleNew. Accepting Payment from Patients with Set-Aside
Arrangements MLN Matters ArticleNew. Clarification of Billing …

2018 Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding …

Sep 8, 2017 2018 Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure. Coding System (
HCPCS) Codes … This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, other
providers, and suppliers submitting claims to Medicare … Barring any delay in the
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, the new code files will be provided to …

2018 Annual Update for the Health Professional Shortage Area …

Sep 29, 2017 This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians submitting claims to
Medicare. Administrative Contractors … (CMS) will make the annual HPSA bonus
payment file for 2018 available to your MAC to use for … file is populated using
the latest designations as close as possible to November 1 of each year.

Transition to New Medicare Numbers and Cards –

Your systems and business processes must be ready to accept the new Medicare
number (which we call the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier or MBI in official
guidance) by April 2018 for transactions, such as billing, claim status, eligibility
status, and interactions, with our Medicare Administrative. Contractor (MAC)
contact …

SE1128 –

Dec 8, 2017 This Special Edition MLN Matters® Article from the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid. Services (CMS) reminds all … Look for new information and messages
in CMS' HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System. (HETS) (effective November …
reintroducing QMB information in the RA and MSN in 2018. Background.

2018 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List –

Nov 21, 2017 This MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, therapists, and other
providers, including. Comprehensive … Procedure Coding System and Current
Procedural Terminology, Fourth Edition (HCPCS/CPT-. 4). … The policies
implemented in CR10303 were discussed in CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee.

IVIG Demonstration: Payment Update for 2018 –

Nov 22, 2017 This MLN Matters Article is intended for suppliers billing Durable Medical
Equipment Medicare. Administrative … Change Request (CR) 10343 specifies
the payment rate for 2018 and allows for continued payments from October 1,
2017 – December 31, 2017, at the current 2017 payment rate. The.

Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Update for Durable Medical Equipment …

Jan 5, 2018 This MLN Matters Article is intended for providers and suppliers submitting claims
to Medicare. Administrative … Change Request (CR) 10395 provides the
Calendar Year (CY) 2018 annual update for the … New DMEPOS codes added to
the HCPCS file, effective January 1, 2018, where applicable, are:.

American Health Care Act – Congressional Budget Office

Mar 13, 2017 CBO and JCT estimate that, in 2018, 14 million more people would be uninsured
under the legislation than … Under current law, most subsidized enrollees
purchasing health insurance coverage in the nongroup market are …. A net
increase in spending of $43 billion under the Medicare program stemming.

2017-2018 GIC Benefit Decision Guide FOR … –

Sep 25, 2017 the time to read this 2017-2018 Benefit Decision Guide to research available GIC
plans. The GIC is moving forward with a balanced ….. don't smoke, and find ways
to de-stress. Articles to help you take charge of your … Harvard Pilgrim Medicare
Enhance, Health New. England MedPlus, and Tufts Medicare …

Final rule – Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Nov 15, 2017 Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2018; Medicare Shared Savings Program
Requirements; and Medicare … SUMMARY: This major final rule addresses
changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule …. A. New Care Coordination
Services and Payment for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and. Federally …

82 FR 35270 – US Government Publishing Office

Jul 28, 2017 Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY. 2018 Home Health Prospective. Payment
System Rate Update … January 1, 2018. This rule also: updates the HH PPS
case- mix weights using the most current, …. B. Proposed CY 2018 HH PPS Case
-Mix. Weights. C. Proposed CY 2018 Home Health. Payment Rate …

HHS OIG Work Plan Fall 2017 – OIG .HHS .gov

Nov 15, 2016 General (OIG), Work Plan for fiscal year (FY) 2017 summarizes new and ongoing
reviews and … at agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS), Administration for Children and ….. NEW: Medicare Hospice Benefit
Vulnerabilities and Recommendations for Improvement, A Portfolio.

2018 Guidance Letter to Issuers –

May 3, 2017 offered, sold, issued, or renewed in Minnesota on or after January 1, 2018 ("Plan
Year 2018"}. This letter focuses on new statutory and certification requirements
applicable to individual and small group health …. entitled to Medicare Part A or
enrolled in Medicare Part B to re-enroll in individual coverage if …

Employer's Tax Guide –

Dec 19, 2016 What's New. Social security and Medicare tax for 2017. The social security tax
rate is 6.2% each for the employee and em- ployer, unchanged from 2016. The
social security wage … made before January 1, 2018, to qualified tax-exempt ….
income tax withholding and Additional Medicare Tax with- held for …

Federal CHIP Funding: When Will States Exhaust … – macpac

Under current law, federal funds for the State Children's Health Insurance
Program (CHIP) are only provided through … Under current law, in FY 2018,
states may continue to spend unspent FY 2017 allotments and redistribution …
Medicare & Medicaid Services, including quarterly projections provided by states
in May 2017.

2018 Regular Session – Senate Bill 52 First Reader

Sep 19, 2017 Introduced and read first time: January 10, 2018 … and generally relating to
Medicare supplement policy plans. 5. BY repealing and reenacting, with
amendments,. 6. Article – Insurance. 7. Section 15–909. 8 …. periods in the new
Medicare supplement policy or certificate for similar benefits to the. 18.