Reminder Of Several CMS Change Requests Effective January 1, 2015

CMS has issued several Change Requests that provide guidance to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) on several home health policy and claims processing issues, which went into effect on January 1, 2015

The following are some of the Change Requests that CMS has issued, and which are now in effect:

  • Change Request 8813-Diagnosis Reporting on Home Health Claims (Click here for more info on this CR).
  • Change Request 8710-Preventing Payment on Requests for Anticipated Payment (RAPs) When Home Health Beneficiaries are Enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans (Click here for more info on this CR).
  • Change Request 8699-Preventing Duplicate Payments When Overlapping Inpatient and Home Health Claims Are Received Out of Sequence (Click here for more info on this CR).

Click here to read more.

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