CMS Releases New Medicare Cost Report Form for Home Health Agencies – 1728-20

Special edition for NAHC Report by Dave Macke, reimbursement specialist at VonLehman. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) originally issued a proposed rule on April 16, 2019, to change the Medicare cost report form set for home health agencies.  A second notice with a comment period was issued on February 24, 2020.  This form…

CMS COVID-19 Billing FAQs Updated to Address Cost Report Issues for PRF, PPP

On August 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an update on COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Billing Issues.   This included some questions regarding cost report issues.  Following is a summary of the cost report questions that was compiled by Dave Macke, Co-Chair of NAHC’s Home Health and Hospice Financial…

The CMS Proposes New Medicare Cost Report Form for Home Health Agencies

A special to NAHC Report from Dave Macke, Shareholder, CHFP, FHFMA The Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) originally issued a proposed rule on April 16, 2019, to change the Medicare cost report form set for home health agencies.  This notice provided for an original 60 day comment period.  On February 24, 2020, the CMS issued a…

Advocate Spotlight: Dave Macke

It’s time for another installment of the Advocate Spotlight, in which NAHC Report draws  attention to a committed and effective advocate for home care and/or hospice in the United States. These advocates for home care and hospice can provide important tips for everyone about how we can better persuade the public and our elected officials…