July 1, 2014 will mark the effective date and deadline for several CMS policies and initiatives for home health and hospice providers. The following is a list of those requirements.
- Enforcement of 5-day respite limitation
- HIS collection
- Proposed hospice FY 2015 payment rule comments
- Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) codes on Medicare Advantage (MA) plan claims
- Certifying and attending physicians are subject to the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) edits
- Alternate sanctions for condition level deficiencies
Click here for detailed info on each requirement