CMS has issued four Change Requests that provide guidance to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) on several home health policy and claims processing issues:
- Change request 8699- Preventing Duplicate Payments When Overlapping Inpatient and Home Health Claims Are Received Out of Sequence
- Change Request 8710-PreventingPayment on Requests for Anticipated Payment (RAPs) When Home Health Beneficiaries are Enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans
- Change Request 8813- DiagnosisReporting on Home Health Claims
- Change Request 8818 -Clarification of the Confined to the Home Definition in Chapter 15, Covered Medical and Other Health Services, of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual
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