Last week, Humana announced that it would begin Medicare Advantage Hospice Coverage in 5 trial markets. Humana is the latest of many commercial carriers who will now be accepting Medicare … Read More
The hospice billing process, from managing NOEs and NOTRs to preparing, sending, and collecting Medicare reimbursements, can be complex and often involves a lot of moving pieces. In the past, … Read More
The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership has put together a list of ICD-10 codes that are not allowed to be used as primary diagnosis.
The Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program reviews the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and business associates to meet selected standards and implementation specifications of the Privacy, … Read More
The Joint Commission is offering a new Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) certification option for home health & hospices that will launch July 1, 2016. Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will recognize … Read More
CMS has issued CR-9575 – Making Principal Diagnosis Codes Mandatory for Notice of Elections to be Accepted. The implementation date for this change is October 3, 2016.