Hospice & Home Health Deadlines Quickly Approaching

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


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