Hospice Reminder: Claims with Anti-Cancer, Anti-Emetics will Process Starting Jan. 4

In August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Transmittal 1528/Change Request 9255, which addresses instances where hospice claims containing certain anti-cancer and anti-emetic drugs have been returned to provider (RTP).   Effective January 1, 2016, systems changes will be implemented that will allow all anti-cancer and anti-emetic drugs to process on hospice claims. …