January 26, 2022
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This week’s Medicare updates include new additions to the OIG Work Plan, a transmittal on new billing procedures for the Acute Care Hospital at Home program, a change to edits to allow for expanded use of osteoporosis drugs, and more! 

January 19, 2022
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This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo on Medicare coverage for an Alzheimer’s treatment, the renewal of the COVID-19 PHE, a transmittal implementing updates for telehealth services for 2022, and more!

January 12, 2022
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This week’s Medicare updates include an OIG data brief on Part B spending on lab tests in 2020, a new HCPCS code for Remdesivir, a proposed rule on policy and technical changes for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, and more! 

January 5, 2022
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This week’s Medicare updates include the April 2022 update to the ICD-10-CM code set, a final rule on graduate medical education and organ procurement policies, an update to prior authorization requirements, and more!

December 22, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates include an MLN booklet on opioid treatment program billing and payment, the January 2022 update to the ambulatory surgical center payment system, information on Congressional action impacting Medicare payment, and more! 

December 15, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates include an OIG audit of payments for spinal facet joint denervation sessions, the January 2022 OPPS update transmittal, the January 2022 I/OCE update transmittal, and more!

December 8, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates include a correction notice for the FY 2022 IPPS final rule, changes to temporary flexibilities during the COVID-19 PHE, a data snapshot on telehealth utilization during the PHE, and more! 

December 1, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates an OIG review of facility initiated discharges in nursing homes, an MLN fact sheet on Medicare coverage and documentation requirements for breast prostheses and supplies, a transmittal regarding implementation of the payment reduction for physical therapist assistant/occupational therapist assistant services, and more! 

November 24, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 Medicare Parts A&B premiums and deductibles, two advisory opinions, a proposed decision memo on an NCD for low dose CT screening, and more! 

November 17, 2021
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This week’s Medicare updates include the repeal of the MCIT and Definition of “Reasonable and Necessary” Final Rule, updates to surveyors regarding clearing the backlog of surveys due to the COVID-19 PHE, an advisory opinion involving a pain management company, and more!

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