Home Health Heads-Up: Entering FIPS Codes on Claims

Effective January 1, 2019, all home health agencies must include value code 85 and the associated the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) code on the Request for Anticipated Payment and final claim.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued Change Request (CR) 10782 explaining the need for including the FIPS code on home health…

Home Health Agency Reminders

New Claim Completion Instructions As reported in the December 5, 2018 edition of NAHC Report, home health agencies will have to include value code 85 and the FIPS county code on all home health claims beginning January 1, 2019.  The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) will apply the rural add if the FIPS State and County…