Hospice Notice of Election (NOE) and Notice of Termination/Revocation (NOTR) and Clarification of Site of Service Codes Q5003 and Q5004

On Friday, August 22, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Change Request 8877/Transmittal 3032: Hospice Manual Update for Diagnosis Reporting and Filing Hospice Notice of Election (NOE) and Termination or Revocation of Election.  CR8877 provides instruction to hospices and MACs on processing NOEs and NOTRs, exceptions to timely filing requirements for…