CMS Issues “Cleanup” Revisions to Hospice Chapter of Claims Manual

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Change Request 10361/Transmittal 3930, providing clarification related to specific data elements required on the institutional claim with regard to diagnosis code reporting and reporting of the hospice attending physician.  CR10361 modifies Chapter 11 (Processing Hospice Claims) of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual. Below is provided…