CMS Updates MAC “Cost Report Acceptability Checklist”

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Cost Report Acceptability Checklists used by the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and has issued them as part of Change Request 11644/Transmittal 10316: “Revision to the Cost Report Acceptability Checklists”. Cost Report Acceptability Checklists are used by the MACs to determine if a particular cost…

CMS to Publish MAC “Cost Report Acceptability Checklists” in Medicare Manual

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a transmittal (Transmittal 2273/Change Request 10920) indicating intent to publish (as Exhibits in a forthcoming revised Chapter 8 of the Medicare Financial Management Manual) Cost Report Acceptability Checklists for Hospitals, SNFs, Home Health Agencies/Hospices, and Home Offices that are currently used by the Medicare Administrative…