CMS UPDATE – 2/21/13

The following CMS e-News edition includes the provider education message related to TDL 13169, New Implementation Date of January 25, 2013 for G0459 – Inpatient Telehealth Pharmacologic Management, Including Prescription, Use, and Review of Medication with No More than Minimal Medical Psychotherapy for the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) issued on January 15, 2013, and applicable to applicable to All Fee-For-Service providers.  Please follow the information/instruction included in the TDL.  This TDL is related to CR 8143, CR 8191 and CR 7900.

CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for Thursday, February 21, 2013

 This edition of the CMS e-News includes the following information:

 National Provider Calls

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program – Payment Year 2015 Final Rule — Register Now
  • Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Fiscal Year 2015 Overview — Register Now
  • Audio Recording and Written Transcript from January 16 Meaningful Use: Stage 1 and Stage 2 Call Now Available
  • Audio Recording and Written Transcript from January 31 CMS National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Call Now Available

 Other Calls, Meetings, and Events

  • Join the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting for an ICD-10 Update

 Announcements and Reminders

  • Flu Season Isn’t Over—Continue to Recommend Vaccination
  • ICD-10 MS-DRG FY 2013 Software Now Available
  • EHR Incentive Programs: Medicare EP Attestation Reminder and Other Updates
  • Now Available: New and Updated FAQs about the EHR Incentive Programs

 Claims, Pricer, and Code Updates

  • New HCPCS G-code for Pharmacologic Management Service Furnished via Telehealth to Inpatients

 MLN Educational Products Update

  • New MLN Provider Compliance Fast Fact


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