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New Medicare Updates 2018

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Medicare & You 2018Medicare.gov

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Change your Medicare health or prescription drug coverage for 2018, if you
decide to. January 1, 2018. New coverage begins if you made a change. New
costs and benefit changes also begin if you keep your existing Medicare health
or prescription drug coverage and your plan makes changes. Definitions of blue
words.

January 2018 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective …

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Jan 20, 2018 Matters article will be available at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/
Medicare– · Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/Downloads/MM10385.
pdf. Key changes to and billing instructions for various payment policies
implemented in the January. 2018 OPPS update are as follows: New …

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

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Jan 5, 2018 Change Request (CR) 10395 provides the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 annual
update for the … parties at www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-
Payment/DMEPOSFeeSched. New Codes Added. New DMEPOS codes added
to the HCPCS file, effective January 1, 2018, where applicable, are:.

Medicare Card Messaging Guidelines – CMS.gov

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This is why the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (CMS) is readying a
fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security Numbers from Medicare
cards. Our aim is to help combat identity theft and safeguard taxpayer dollars.
Starting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards that include a
new …

2018 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List – CMS.gov

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Nov 21, 2017 Change Request (CR) 10303 updates the list of codes that sometimes or always
describe therapy services and their … The policies implemented in CR10303
were discussed in CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee. Schedule … The therapy
code list is updated with one new “always therapy” code and one new.

New Medicare Card Project Milestones – CMS.gov

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Begin returning messages in HETS responses to show when new Medicare
cards have been mailed to a specific patient and when a patient qualifies for.
Medicare through the RRB. April 2018. Before April 1, 2018. Update your
business and system processes to be able to accept the MBI by April 1, 2018. If
you use vendors, …

Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Medicare … – CMS.gov

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Apr 3, 2017 Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment Policies and Final Call Letter and
Request for … this new approach, CMS is requesting that stakeholders and the
public share their ideas for changes to the … Methodological Changes for CY
2018 MA Capitation Rates and Part C and Part D Payment. Policies …

Transition to New Medicare Numbers and Cards – CMS.gov

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However, your systems must be ready to accept the new MBI by April 1, 2018. It's
especially important that you're ready for people who are new to Medicare in
April 2018 and later because they'll only get a card with the MBI. What do I need
to do right now? To get ready to use the new MBIs, make and internally test
changes …

2018 Annual Update for Clinical Laboratory Fee … – CMS.gov

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Dec 15, 2017 Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services provided to Medicare
beneficiaries. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. Change Request (CR) 10409
provides instructions for the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 clinical laboratory fee
schedule, mapping for new codes for clinical laboratory tests and updates …

2018 Medicare Supplement Premium Comparison Guide – Illinois.gov

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State of Illinois. Illinois Department on Aging. 2017 – 2018. Medicare Supplement
Premium. Comparison Guide. Chicago Area. (UPDATED). This project was …
purchasing a Medicare supplement insurance policy, sometimes referred to as “
Medigap.” …. NEW INFORMATION FOR MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTS IN 2020.

RDS New Medicare Card Project Webinar Slide Deck – Retiree Drug …

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Oct 24, 2017 CMS is making systems changes so that when a provider checks a beneficiary's
eligibility, the CMS HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) will return a
message on the response indicating that CMS mailed that particular beneficiary's
new Medicare card. • Beginning October 2018 through the end of …

2018 Medicare Option Period Guide – OK.gov

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2018. Please refer to page 31 for the updated ZIP code list for CommunityCare
Senior. Health Plan. If you have questions about this change, please call
CommunityCare. Senior Health Plan. Refer to the Contact Information section at
the back of this guide. New HealthChoice Medical and Dental Claims TPA Phone
Number …

GHI Health Plan – OPM

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Changes for 2018: Page 15. • Summary of benefits: Page 86. This plan's health
coverage qualifies as minimum essential coverage and meets the minimum
value standard for the benefits it provides. See page 4 for details. This plan is
accredited. See page. 14. High Option Plan Serving: All of New York and
Northern New.

Claim Jumper January 2018 – Montana Medicaid Provider Information

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Jan 1, 2018 Medicaid Services (CMS) link https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/NewMedicare
Card/Providers/Providers.html. Submitted by Glen. Gormely Project Manager.
DPHHS. Field Rep. Corner. Website Updates. Most fee schedules will be revised
in January 2018. Please check your fee schedules prior to submitting …

Medicare Open Enrollment 2018 – State of Michigan

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Oct 13, 2017 Medicare Basics. Open Enrollment: Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Thursday,
December 7, 2017. Plan Start Date: Monday, January 1, 2018. Eligibility …. for
2018 Coverage. 1. Review health plan options for. 2018 and decide whether to
stay in current plan or select a new plan. 2. Update information and renew.

Director's Office News Services – Oregon.gov

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Oct 10, 2017 drug plan (Part D) changes must be made between these dates so that coverage
begins without interruption on. Jan. 1, 2018. Those who are late to enroll may
face a lifetime of premium penalties. “It is important to compare Medicare
Advantage and prescription drug plans every year,” SHIBA Program.

Provider Insider – Alabama Medicaid – Alabama.gov

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Oct 2, 2017 How can providers get ready for the changes? • Ask your billing and office staff if
your system can accept the new 11 digit alpha numeric MBI. If your system
cannot accept the new number, system changes should be made by April 2018. •
If providers use vendors to bill Medicare, ask them about their MBI …

Q&A for 2018 Health plan changes

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Aug 31, 2017 System (also IYC Access Plan, Medicare Plus and State Maintenance. Plan). 3.
Will I have to find a new doctor? Most members will be able to keep their current
doctors. ETF is working with health plans to encourage provider contracting
efforts to fill any gaps in services. 4. Will my costs go up? Employee.