Hospice SIA Billing Follows Existing Visit Reporting Rules

In recent weeks National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) members have requested clarification related to new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Claims Processing Manual language (see section 30.2.2) indicating, “The SIA [Service Intensity Add-on] payment is provided for visits of a minimum of 15 minutes [emphasis added]and a maximum of…