In Billing
Apr 9th, 2021
Other claims system glitches fixed, with one still waiting. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to issue new rules to accommodate no-pay Request for Anticipated Payments (RAPs) and Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). Principal Diagnosis CMS has reissued Change Request (CR) 11855 and added a few new instructions about requests for anticipated payments. ...
In CMS
Nov 6th, 2020
About $150 million less will make it into home health than proposed. The scores of comments on the Home Health final rule for 2021 fell mostly on deaf ears. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has changed almost nothing from the 2021 proposed rule. What HHAs wanted: Home health agencies (HHAs) and their representatives ...
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Oct 14th, 2020
Billions more available to beleaguered providers. Add-on payments are available for healthcare providers “on the frontlines” of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Oct. 1 an additional $20 billion under a Phase 3 General Distribution allocation of the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). Who Qualifies for Add-On Payments? The ...
In CMS
Sep 14th, 2020
New website is tailored to mobile devices. COVID-19 may have delayed the revamp of Medicare’s Compare web tools, but it didn’t scuttle the effort altogether. The Medicare Care Compare website, which rolls up its eight separate Compare websites, including Home Health Compare and Hospice Compare, launched Sept. 3. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...