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2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Billing Procedures for Upgrades Fact Sheet
2017-11 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Traveling Beneficiary Fact Sheet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Hospitals That Are Not Contract Suppliers Fact Sheet
2017-11 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Grandfathering Requirements for Non-Contract Suppliers Fact Sheet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Mail Order Diabetes Supplies Fact Sheet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Enteral Nutrition Fact Sheet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program for Referral Agents Fact Sheet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program - A Better Way for Medicare to Pay for Medical Equipment Fact Sheet
2018-01 Rural Health Billing Information for Rural Providers and Suppliers Booklet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Physicians and Other Treating Practitioners Who Are Enrolled as Medicare DMEPOS Suppliers Fact Sheet
2017-06 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Accreditation Fact Sheet
2017-06 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Information for Pharmacies Fact Sheet
2019-05 Rural Health Rural Health Clinic Fact Sheet
2017-10 Provider Compliance Power Mobility Devices Booklet
2019-01 Provider-Supplier Enrollment PECOS Technical Assistance Contact Information Fact Sheet
2019-02 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Medicare Enrollment for Physicians, NPPs, and Other Part B Suppliers Booklet
2019-02 Provider-Supplier Enrollment PECOS for Physicians and NPPs Booklet
2019-02 Provider-Supplier Enrollment PECOS for Provider and Supplier Organizations Booklet
2019-01 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Medicare Enrollment for Institutional Providers Booklet
2019-02 Provider-Supplier Enrollment PECOS for DMEPOS Suppliers Booklet
2017-09 Rural Health Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital Fact Sheet
2018-01 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Repairs and Replacements Fact Sheet
2018-01 Rural Health Federally Qualified Health Center Booklet
2016-04 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Non-Contract Supplier Fact Sheet
2019-07 Rural Health Critical Access Hospital Booklet
2017-08 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Evaluation and Management Services Guide
2019-01 Rural Health Telehealth Services Booklet
2019-02 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Medicare Enrollment for Providers Who Solely Order or Certify Booklet
2018-05 Provider Compliance Complying With Medicare Signature Requirements Fact Sheet
2019-06 Rural Health Swing Bed Services Fact Sheet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Services: Complying with Documentation Requirements Booklet
2018-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 8, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2013-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 3, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2013-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 3, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2018-10 Remittance Advice Remittance Advice Information: An Overview Booklet
2013-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 3, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2016-03 Medicare Shared Savings Program Summary of the June 2015 Final Rule Provisions for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) under the Medicare Shared Savings Program Fact Sheet
2013-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 4, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2014-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 4, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2018-01 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Quality Standards Educational Tool
2014-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 4, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Computed Tomography (CT) Scans Fact Sheet
2014-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 4, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2019-01 Provider-Supplier Enrollment PECOS FAQs Booklet
2019-01 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Safeguard Your Identity and Privacy Using PECOS Booklet
2014-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 5, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2017-04 Provider Compliance Complying With Medical Record Documentation Requirements Fact Sheet
2015-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 5, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2016-06 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Spinal Orthoses
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Diabetic Test Strips Fact Sheet
2015-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 5, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2015-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 5, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2018-03 Provider Compliance Medicare Billing for Cardiac Device Credits Fact Sheet
2015-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 6, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2018-08 Provider Compliance Complying with Documentation Requirements for Laboratory Services Fact Sheet
2017-12 Remittance Advice Remittance Advice Resources and FAQs Booklet
2016-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 6, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2018-02 Home Health Medicare Home Health Benefit Booklet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Clinic End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Services (Part A non-DRG) Fact Sheet
2019-08 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Medicare Provider-Supplier Enrollment National Educational Products All Formats
2017-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance National Educational Products All Formats
2016-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 6, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2016-06 Provider Compliance Caring for Medicare Patients is a Partnership Fact Sheet
2016-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 6, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2019-06 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Enteral Nutrition Pumps Fact Sheet
2018-07 Medicare/Medicaid Medicare and Medicaid Basics Booklet
2018-05 Medicare/Medicaid Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Under Medicare and Medicaid Booklet
2016-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 7, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Laboratory Tests – Other (Non-Medicare Fee Schedule) Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ordering Oxygen Supplies and Equipment Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Skilled Nursing Facility Services Fact Sheet
2016-09 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Laboratory Tests – Other – Urine Drug Screening Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) - Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Inpatient Rehabilitation Units Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ambulance Services Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ordering Hospital Outpatient Services Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Home Health Services (Part A non DRG) Fact Sheet
2017-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 7, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2019-01 Provider-Supplier Enrollment Medicare Enrollment Resources Educational Tool
2017-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 7, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2017-11 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Fact Sheets All Formats
2017-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 7, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2017-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 8, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2017-09 Payment Policy How to Use The Searchable Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Booklet
2018-06 Office Management Medicare Billing: Form CMS-1450 and the 837 Institutional Booklet
2019-02 Medicare/Medicaid Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Services Booklet
2018-09 Provider-Specific Global Surgery Booklet
2018-10 Provider-Specific CLIA Program and Medicare Laboratory Services Fact Sheet
2018-08 Preventive Services Initial Preventive Physical Examination Booklet
2018-08 Preventive Services Annual Wellness Visit Booklet
2018-12 Payment Policy SNF Billing Reference Booklet
2017-12 Payment Policy Health Professional Shortage Area Physician Bonus Program Fact Sheet
2019-02 Payment Policy Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System Booklet
2019-02 Payment Policy Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Booklet
2018-12 Office Management Transition to New Medicare Numbers and Cards Fact Sheet
2019-03 Provider-Specific Quick Reference Chart: Descriptors of G-codes and Modifiers for Therapy Functional Reporting Educational Tool
2019-01 Payment Policy Hospice Payment System Booklet
2017-09 Payment Policy Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Fact Sheet
2017-10 Payment Policy Medicare-Required SNF PPS Assessments Educational Tool
2017-10 Provider-Specific Home Oxygen Therapy Booklet
2018-06 Office Management Medicare Billing: Form CMS-1500 and the 837 Professional Booklet
2017-10 Payment Policy Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Present on Admission Indicator Reporting Provision Fact Sheet
2019-02 Office Management Medicare Overpayments Fact Sheet
2018-12 Payment Policy Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Booklet
2016-10 Provider-Specific Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Anesthesiologist Assistants, and Physician Assistants Booklet
2018-10 Office Management Medicare Advance Written Notices of Noncoverage Booklet
2018-06 Provider Compliance Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information Fact Sheet
2019-03 Payment Policy Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System Booklet
2018-12 Payment Policy Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Fact Sheet
2018-09 Provider Compliance HIPAA Basics for Providers: Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules Fact Sheet
2016-08 Provider-Specific Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) Fact Sheet Fact Sheet
2018-06 Preventive Services Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet
2019-03 Preventive Services Medicare Preventive Services Poster Educational Tool
2019-06 Preventive Services Screening Pap Tests and Pelvic Examinations Booklet
2019-02 Payment Policy Acute Care Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System Booklet
2019-01 Payment Policy Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Fact Sheet
2019-01 Office Management Transitional Care Management Services Fact Sheet
2019-07 Office Management Chronic Care Management Services Booklet
2016-12 Office Management NPI: What You Need to Know Booklet
2019-07 Provider-Specific Ambulance Fee Schedule and Medicare Transports Booklet
2019-07 Coding ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Code Sets Fact Sheet
2017-02 Payment Policy Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Fact Sheet
2018-05 Office Management The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Learning Management System (LMS) FAQs Booklet
2018-08 Office Management Items and Services Not Covered Under Medicare Booklet
2018-04 Provider-Specific Medicare Vision Services Fact Sheet
2018-10 Office Management Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage Interactive Tutorial Educational Tool
2016-07 Office Management MLN Guided Pathways to Medicare Resources Provider Specific Booklet
2019-01 Office Management How to Use The Medicare Coverage Database Booklet
2018-03 Office Management Beneficiaries in Custody Under a Penal Authority Fact Sheet
2019-01 Coding How to Use The Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Tools Booklet
2019-01 Payment Policy Medicare Secondary Payer Booklet
2018-08 Preventive Services Medicare Part B Immunization Billing: Seasonal Influenza Virus, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Educational Tool
2018-07 Preventive Services Mass Immunizers and Roster Billing for Influenza Virus and Pneumococcal Vaccinations Booklet
2018-10 Office Management Medicare Parts A & B Appeals Process Booklet
2019-06 Preventive Services Medicare Part D Vaccines Fact Sheet
2018-03 Provider-Specific Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns, and Residents Booklet
2018-06 Office Management Medicare Basics: Commonly Used Acronyms Educational Tool
2018-11 Preventive Services Medicare Preventive Services National Educational Products All Formats
2019-05 Office Management Behavioral Health Integration Services Fact Sheet
2018-12 Payment Policy Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Booklet
2019-06 Preventive Services Medicare Preventive Services Educational Tool
2018-09 Fraud and Abuse Medicare Fraud & Abuse Poster Educational Tool
2019-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ordering Lower Limb Prostheses Fact Sheet
2017-05 Provider Compliance Major Joint Replacement (Hip or Knee) Booklet
2018-03 Payment Policy Home Health Prospective Payment System Booklet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Hospital Beds and Accessories Fact Sheet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Nebulizers and Related Drugs Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Laboratory Tests - Blood Counts Fact Sheet
2019-07 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Glucose Monitors and Diabetic Accessories/Supplies Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Diabetic Shoes Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Bariatric Surgery Fact Sheet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ordering Lower Limb Orthoses Fact Sheet
2019-06 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Enteral Nutrition Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Immunosuppressive Drugs Fact Sheet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices and Accessories Including Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Oral Anticancer Drugs and Antiemetic Drugs Used in Conjunction Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Laboratory Tests – Bacterial Cultures Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Manual Wheelchairs Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Wheelchair Options/Accessories Fact Sheet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ostomy Supplies Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Surgical Dressings Fact Sheet
2019-05 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Urological Supplies Fact Sheet
2019-07 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Respiratory Assistive Devices Fact Sheet
2018-02 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Walkers Fact Sheet
2018-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 8, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2018-04 Office Management CMS Web Wheel Educational Tool
2018-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 8, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2018-08 Preventive Services Diabetes Self-Management Training Accrediting Organizations Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Canes and Crutches Fact Sheet
2018-08 Preventive Services AWV, IPPE, and Routine Physical - Know the Differences Educational Tool
2018-10 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 9, Issue 1] Educational Tool
2018-10 Preventive Services Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model Booklet
2018-11 Provider Compliance Ordering External Breast Prostheses and Supplies Fact Sheet
2019-07 Preventive Services MLN Matters Articles® on Medicare-covered Preventive Services All Formats
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Ventilators Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Tracheostomy Supplies Fact Sheet
2018-12 Payment Policy Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 9, Issue 2] Educational Tool
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Commodes, Bed Pans, and Urinals Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for (Clinic Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF) Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Patient Lifts Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Polysomnography (Sleep Studies) Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators (TENS) Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Parenteral Nutrition Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Hospital Based Hospice Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Lenses Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Lab Tests - Urinalysis Fact Sheet
2019-01 Provider Compliance Provider Compliance Tips for Laboratory Test - Routine Venipuncture (Non-Medicare Fee Schedule) Fact Sheet
2019-03 Office Management Understanding the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier Educational Tool
2019-02 Fraud and Abuse Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevent, Detect, Report Booklet
2019-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Documentation Job Aid For Doctors of Chiropractic Educational Tool
2019-04 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 9, Issue 3] Educational Tool
2019-07 Provider Compliance Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter [Volume 9, Issue 4] Educational Tool
2019-05 Communicating with Patients Get Your New Medicare Card Educational Tool
2019-06 Provider Compliance Medicare DMEPOS Improper Inpatient Payments Fact Sheet
2019-07 Payment Policy Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Billing Fact Sheet