CMS Issues Change Request 9575

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.

QIES System Downtime March 16-21

The QIES System has announced that their systems will be unavailable after 8pm EST on Wednesday, March 16 through Monday, March 21. We recommend you mark this on your calendar and make the … Read More

Dreams of the Dying

A team of clinicians and researchers led by Dr. Christopher Kerr at Hospice Buffalo has begun a study that looks at the important of dreams and their role in supporting … Read More

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Possible Issue with Reason Codes 32402 and 32403

Medicare intermediaries are now publishing notifications that Medicare edits for the new RN and LPN Gcodes have not effectively been implemented on their end. For this reason, claims are being RTP’d.