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Date Event Topic
06/09/2009 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - General Overview for Providers 5010/D.0
09/09/2009 Error Handling Transactions TA1, 999, & 277CA For Clearinghouse & Billing Software Vendors 5010/D.0
03/24/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - General Overview & Error Handling Transactions 5010/D.0
04/28/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - 270/271 Eligibility Inquiry & Response Transaction Set 5010/D.0
05/26/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - 837 Professional Claims Transaction 5010/D.0
06/30/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - 837 Institutional Claims Transaction 5010/D.0
07/28/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - 276/277 Claim Status Inquiry & Response Transaction Set 5010/D.0
08/25/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - 835 Remittance Advice Transaction 5010/D.0
09/29/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Acknowledgement Transactions (TA1, 999, 277CA) 5010/D.0
10/27/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Errata Impact to HIPAA Transactions and FFS Companion Guides 5010/D.0
11/17/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Coordination of Benefits (COB) 5010/D.0
02/16/2012 Special National Provider Call on Medicare FFS' implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 transaction standards 5010/D.0
03/28/2012 Medicare Preventive Services National Provider Call: The Initial Preventive Physical Exam and the Annual Wellness Visit Medicare Preventive Services
11/17/2011 ICD-10 Implementation Strategies and Planning National Provider Call ICD-10
08/03/2011 ICD-10 Implementation Strategies for Physicians National Provider Call ICD-10
05/18/2011 CMS ICD-10 Conversion Activities National Provider Call - Including a Lab Case Study ICD-10
01/12/2011 Preparing for ICD-10 Implementation in 2011 National Provider Call ICD-10
09/13/2010 ICD-10 Implementation in a 5010 Environment Follow-up National Provider Call ICD-10
06/15/2010 ICD-10 Implementation in a 5010 Environment National Provider Call ICD-10
03/23/2010 Basic Introduction to ICD-10-CM National Provider Call ICD-10
11/19/2009 ICD-10-CM/PCS Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group Conversion Project National Provider Call ICD-10
06/23/2009 Introduction to ICD-10-CM/PCS for Physician Specialty Group Representatives National Provider Call ICD-10
05/19/2009 ICD-10-CM/PCS Implementation and General Equivalence Mappings (Crosswalks) National Provider Call ICD-10
11/17/2008 ICD-10-CM/PCS National Provider Call for Physicians ICD-10
11/12/2008 ICD-10-CM/PCS National Provider Call for Part A and Part B Providers ICD-10
10/14/2008 ICD-10-CM/PCS National Provider Call for Hospital Staff ICD-10
12/07/2011 Medicare FFS Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 Transaction Standards National Provider Call 5010/D.0
11/09/2011 Time is running out: Medicare FFS Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 Transaction Standards 5010/D.0
09/14/2011 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Question & Answer Session 5010/D.0
08/31/2011 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - MAC Panel Question & Answer Session 5010/D.0
06/29/2011 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Question & Answer Session 5010/D.0
05/25/2011 Sixteenth National Education Call on Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 Transactions " Call to Action: Test! 5010/D.0
03/30/2011 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Provider Testing and Readiness 5010/D.0
01/19/2011 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Errata Impact to HIPAA Transactions and FFS Companion Guides 5010/D.0
12/08/2010 Medicare FFS Call on HIPAA 5010 - Outreach/Ed. Activities and Transition-Specific Testing Protocols 5010/D.0
02/09/2012 National Provider Call: Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB) Measure Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
01/25/2012 National Provider Call: Medicare FFS Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 Transactions 5010/D.0
02/28/2012 National Provider Call: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
2011-07-21 The ABCs of the initial Preventive Physical Examination and Annual Wellness Visit National Provider Call Medicare Preventive Services
2012-03-01 Medicare Shared Savings Program and Advance Payment Model Application Process National Provider Call Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2012-03-12 Overview and Listening Session: Stage 2 Requirements for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs (CMS-0044-P) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
02/29/2012 Physician VBPM: Experience from Private Sector Physician Pay-for-Performance Programs Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2011-12-21 Payment Standardization and Risk Adjustment Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2012-03-14 Physician Value Based Payment Modifier: Experience from Private Sector Physician Pay-for-Performance Programs Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2011-11-08 Physician Quality Reporting System & Electronic Prescribing: The 2012 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-02-21 Claims-Based Reporting for the PQRS & eRx Incentive Program National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-01-17 PQRS & eRx: 2012 Electronic Prescribing Payment Adjustment & Self Nomination Process National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-03-29 National Provider Call: Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Basics for Eligible Professionals Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2012-03-20 Physician Quality Reporting System & Electronic Prescribing: National Provider Call: Million Hearts Initiative Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-04-17 PQRS & eRx: 2013 Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program Payment Adjustment Feedback Report National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-04-25 National Provider Call on the Current Status of Medicare FFS Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 5010/D.0
2012-05-22 Physician Quality Reporting System & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-05-16 National Provider Call on the Current Status of Medicare FFS Implementation of HIPAA Version 5010 and D.0 5010/D.0
2012-05-31 National Provider Call — Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System Coverage Requirements Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
2012-06-07 Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs; Registration and Attestation for Eligible Professionals Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2012-06-19 Physician Quality Reporting System & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-07-11 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing National Provider Call Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
2012-07-31 Medicare Shared Savings Program and Advance Payment Model Application Process National Provider Call Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2012-06-27 EHR Incentive Programs and Certified EHR Technology Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2011-08-23 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Fiscal Year 2012 Policy Changes Relating to the Minimum Data Set Version 3.0 National Provider Call Skilled Nursing Facility PPS
2011-11-03 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Minimum Data Set 3.0 and Resource Utilization Group-Version 4 Policies and Clarifications National Provider Call Skilled Nursing Facility PPS
2012-08-07 PQRS & eRx: CY 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule: Quality Reporting Initiatives National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-08-01 CMS Proposals for the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2012-08-15 Medicare Preventive Services National Provider Call: Five New Medicare Preventive Services Medicare Preventive Services
2012-08-23 Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process Question and Answer Session National Provider Call Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2012-09-13 Stage 2 Requirements for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2012-09-25 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-10-04 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing: FY 2013 Actual Percentage Payment Summary Report National Provider Call Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
2012-10-25 Preparing Physicians for ICD-10 Implementation National Provider Call ICD-10
2012-10-10 Medicare Provider Enrollment: Updates on Revalidation, Billing for Ordered/Referred Services and PECOS Enhancements Provider/Supplier Enrollment
2012-10-24 In-depth Overview of Stage 2 Clinical Quality Measures for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2012-10-23 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-11-20 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2012-11-28 CMS Plans for the Initial Implementation in 2015 of the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2012-12-12 Preparing for Therapy Functional Reporting Implementation in CY 2013 National Provider Call Therapy Services
2012-12-18 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2013-01-16 Meaningful Use: Stage 1 and Stage 2 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-01-08 Implementation of Section 3133 of the Affordable Care Act: Improvement to Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments National Provider Call Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments
2013-01-31 CMS National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes National Provider Call Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2013-01-22 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2013-02-19 How to Avoid a 2014 eRx and 2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2013-03-13 End-stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program - Payment Year 2015 Final Rule - National Provider Call End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2013-03-14 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Fiscal Year 2015 Overview National Provider Call Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
2013-03-20 Implementation of Edits on the Ordering/Referring Providers in Medicare Part B, DMEPOS, and Part A Home Health Agency (HHA) Claims Provider/Supplier Enrollment
2013-03-19 2013 PQRS and eRx Claims-based Reporting Made Simple National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2013-04-18 Begin Transitioning to ICD-10 in 2013 National Provider Call ICD-10
2013-04-09 Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process National Provider Call: Preparing to Apply Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2013-04-23 Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process National Provider Call: Tips on Completing a Successful Application Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2013-04-16 2013 PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option and Registry Reporting National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System
2013-04-24 ESRD Low-Volume Payment Adjustment End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2013-05-22 National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments) - What You Need To Know National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments)
2013-05-30 Stage 1 of the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals: First in a Series Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-07-18 Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process National Provider Call: Application Question and Answer Session Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2013-06-20 Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process National Provider Call: Application Review Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2013-06-05 Getting Started with PQRS Reporting: Implications for the Value-based Payment Modifier and the PQRS Payment Adjustment National Provider Call Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2013-06-18 PQRS and eRx Incentive Program Payment Adjustment National Provider Call Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2014-06-17 PQRS: 2014 Qualified Clinical Data Registry Physician Quality Reporting System
2013-06-27 Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and Certified EHR Technology Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-07-31 How to Register to Select your PQRS Group Reporting Option for 2013 Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2013-07-10 CMS National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2013-07-25 CMS Proposals for PQRS and Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule 2014 Proposed Rule Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2013-07-23 Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals: In-depth Overview of Clinical Quality Measures for Reporting Beginning in 2014 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-07-24 Stage 1 and Stage 2 of Meaningful Use for the EHR Incentive Programs Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-08-08 OPEN PAYMENTS - Policy Updates on Payments and the Physician Resource Toolkit National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments)
2013-08-07 ESRD Quality Incentive Program: Reviewing Your Facility’s Payment Year 2014 Performance Data End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2013-08-22 ICD-10 Basics ICD-10
2013-08-14 ESRD Quality Incentive Program Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Payment Year 2016 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2013-08-15 Payment Adjustments and Hardship Exceptions for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2013-09-24 Program Year 2012 Quality and Resource Use Reports — Mapping a Route to Success for the 2015 Value-Based Payment Modifier Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2013-11-15 Streamlined Access to PECOS, EHR, and NPPES Provider/Supplier Enrollment
2013-11-25 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2013-12-17 2014 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Quality Reporting in 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2013-12-03 CMS Finalized Policies for the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule 2014 Final Rule Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2013-12-19 Program Manual Updates to Clarify SNF, IRF, HH, and OPT Coverage Pursuant to Jimmo v. Sebelius
2014-01-15 End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program Payment Year 2016 Final Rule End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2014-02-26 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2014-01-14 2-Midnight Benchmark for Inpatient Hospital Admissions 2-Midnight Rule
2014-01-16 2012 Quality and Resource Use Reports Overview and December Addendum Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) – Physician Feedback Program
2012-04-05 Program Year 2010 Quality and Resource Use Reports - Feedback Session 2 Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) – Physician Feedback Program
2012-04-03 Program Year 2010 Quality and Resource Use Reports - Feedback Session 1 Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) – Physician Feedback Program
2014-02-27 2-Midnight Benchmark: Discussion of the Hospital Inpatient Admission Order and Certification 2-Midnight Rule
2014-03-20 Standardized Readmission Ratio for Dialysis Facilities: National Dry Run End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2014-03-18 PQRS: Reporting Across Medicare Quality Reporting Programs in 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System
2014-04-08 Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Preparing to Apply for 2015 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2014-04-17 Standardized Readmission Ratio for Dialysis Facilities: National Dry Run End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2014-04-10 How to Register for the PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option in 2014 Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program
2014-05-20 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2014-05-19 Individualized Quality Control Plan for CLIA Laboratory Non-Waived Testing Clinical Labs
2014-04-22 Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO Application Process Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2014-05-29 Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements, Reporting Options, and Data Submission Processes for Eligible Professionals Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2014-05-21 Review of the New Medicare PPS for Federally Qualified Health Centers Federally Qualified Health Centers
2014-06-04 More ICD-10 Coding Basics ICD-10
2014-06-10 Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Application Review Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
2014-06-12 Open Payments (the Sunshine Act): CMS Registration Overview National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments)
2014-06-25 New Medicare PPS for Federally Qualified Health Centers: Operational Requirements Federally Qualified Health Centers
2014-07-16 ESRD Quality Incentive Program: Reviewing Your Facility's PY 2015 Performance Data End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2014-07-23 ESRD Quality Incentive Program: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for PY 2017 and 2018 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
2014-07-10 Dialysis Facility Compare: Rollout of Five Star Rating Five Star Rating
2014-08-19 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Improved Care Transitions Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2014-07-24 2015 Medicare PFS Proposals for PQRS, Value Modifier, EHR Incentive Program, and the Physician Compare Website Medicare Quality Reporting Programs
2014-07-22 Open Payments (the Sunshine Act): Registration, Review, and Dispute National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments)
2014-08-13 How to Interpret Your 2012 Supplemental Quality and Resource Use Report Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) – Physician Feedback Program
2014-09-17 PQRS: How to Avoid 2016 Negative Payment Adjustments for CMS Medicare Quality Reporting Programs Physician Quality Reporting System
2014-09-09 CMS Offers Settlement to Acute Care Hospitals and CAHs for Resolving Appeals of Patient Status Denials Hospital Settlement
2014-11-05 Transitioning to ICD-10 ICD-10
2014-10-09 Hospital Appeals Settlement Update Hospital Settlement
2011-12-20 Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program Electronic Health Record and Registry-Based Reporting Options Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
2014-12-09 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Dementia Care in Nursing Homes
2014-10-08 Hospital Compare Star Ratings: Overview of HCAHPS Star Ratings Star Ratings
2014-10-23 Overview of the 2013 Quality and Resource Use Reports Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) – Physician Feedback Program
2014-10-30 CMS 2014 Certified EHR Technology Flexibility Rule Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
2014-10-21 Hospital Appeals Settlement Update 2 Hospital Settlement
2014-12-16 Certifying Patients for the Medicare Home Health Benefit Home Health
2014-12-02 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Changes to Physician Quality Reporting Programs Medicare Quality Reporting Programs