CMS Issues Transmittal/MLN Matters Article on Processing of Hospice Discharge Claims/Billing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Change Request (CR) 7473/Transmittal 2258 for hospices: Correction to Processing of Hospice Discharge Claims. The CR revises Chapter 11 of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide more detailed instruction related to hospice coding on claims, with the most notable change in instruction occurring in the…