Oct 5th, 2009
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released, Oct. 1, its annual Work Plan for fiscal year 2010. The Work Plan outlines activities the OIG intends to initiate or continue in its ongoing endeavor to right wrongs in Health and Human Services (HHS) programs and operations, such as Medicare. OIG Releases 2010 Work Plan was last modified: ...
In CMS
Aug 17th, 2009
Hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries will see a 1.4 percent payment increase for fiscal year 2010 as a result of a 2.1 percent increase in the “hospital market basket.” The hospital market basket indicates an input price increase offset by a 0.7 percent decrease in payments to hospices due to the revised policy to phase-out the ...
In CMS
Apr 14th, 2009
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Change Request (CR) 6400, Hospice Cap Calculations Letters and Administrative Appeals, updating subsection 80.3 of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, which describes the hospice administrative appeals process. Know Your Hospice Cap Appeal Rights was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...