Medical Supply Edit Correction Made by CMS: Edited Claims Will Be Returned to Provider

On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Transmittal 1714 to change the editing of the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) codes on home health claims. This resulted when it came to the attention of CMS that, in some cases, home health agencies have been changing the non-routine medical supply…