NOTE: All in-article links open in a new tab.

February 2024 Medicare MLN Articles

Published on 

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

February 5, 2024: MLN MM13507: ICD-10 & Other Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determinations: July 2024 Update

Make sure your staff knows about newly available codes, recent code changes, and NCD coding information.


February 5, 2024: MLN SE19007: Activation of Validation Edits for Providers with Multiple Service Locations – Revised

This special edition MLN article was originally released March 26, 2019. With this latest revision, CMS clarified how to hand certain off-campus provider-based departments excepted from Section 603 payment policy.


February 12, 2024: MLN MM13513: Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, & Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Expansion of Supervising Practitioners

Make sure your billing staff knows about updates to the above-mentioned rehabilitation services effective January 1, 2024, including expanding the types of practitioners who may supervise these services.


February 15, 2024: Limitation on Recoupment of Medicare Overpayments

Limitation on recoupment of Medicare overpayments is during the first and second level of appeal only. Make sure your staff knows about this limit, when to request an extended repayment plan (ERS) or choose immediate recoupment, and how CMS pays interest on overpayments.


February 21, 2024: MLN MM13485: Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging: CY 2024 Update

Make sure your billing staff knows about CMS rescinding the AUC program regulations, the program has been paused for reevaluation, and elimination of AUC consultation information on Medicare Fee-for-Service claims.


February 22, 2024: MLN MM13451: Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Laboratory Services Reasonable Charge Payment: Quarterly Update

Make sure your billing staff knows when the next private payor data reporting period is and new and deleted HCPCS codes.


Article Author: Beth Cobb, RN, BSN, ACM, CCDS
Beth Cobb, RN, BSN, ACM, CCDS, is the Manager of Clinical Analytics at Medical Management Plus, Inc. Beth has over twenty-five years of experience in healthcare including eleven years in Case Management at a large multi-facility health system. In her current position, Beth is a principle writer for MMP’s Wednesday@One weekly e-newsletter, an active member of our HIPAA Compliance Committee, MMP’s Education Department Program Director and co-developer of MMP’s proprietary Compliance Protection Assessment Tool.

This material was compiled to share information.  MMP, Inc. is not offering legal advice. Every reasonable effort has been taken to ensure the information is accurate and useful.