CMS Releases Change Request 8358 – Additional Data Reporting Requirements for Hospice Claims

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Change Request (CR) 8358, Additional Data Reporting Requirements for Hospice Claims.  The implementation date on the CR is January 6, 2014. There is, however, additional voluntary reporting and mandatory reporting dates which are outlined below. CMS states that the additional claims data supports hospice payment reform…