Important Hospice Updates: Effective Dates for CR8877 Edits and CAHPS Vendor List

Based on information that NAHC’s Hospice Association of America (HAA) has received from sources at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and that was included in the FY2015 hospice payment/wage index final rule, HAA recently provided notice that the edits related to hospice diagnosis coding referenced in Change Request (CR) 8877 would be…