CMS Eliminates Stamped and Electronic Signatures for Hospice

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has learned that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent Transmittal 220, Change Request (CR) 5550 to the regional home health intermediaries (RHHIs) on Aug. 24, effective Sept. 3, 2007, with changes for Pub 100-08 Medicare Program Integrity. The subject was “Various Medical Review Clarifications.”…