January 25, 2018
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In This Issue
MLN Connects Provider eNews Available
CMS Announces Outreach And Education Webinar
the latest actions of agencies monitoring health care
Staff Contact: Andrew Wheeler
Updates to MLN Connects Provider eNews were issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. eNews includes information about national provider calls, meetings, events, announcements and other MLN educational product updates. The latest issue provides updates and summaries of the following.
Quality and Population Health
Staff Contact: Sherry Buschjost
An outreach and education webinar for participants in the Inpatient Quality Reporting and Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs is scheduled at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Registration is required for the webinar, “CY 2017 (FY 2019) eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs.”
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During a two-year time frame, nearly $800 million worth of fentanyl pills were illegally sold to online customers in the U.S. by Chinese distributors who took advantage of internet anonymity and an explosive growth in e-commerce.
Source: The New York Times