Your HICN Claims Will Soon Be Rejected Regardless of Date of Service

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent out a new notice today, reminding providers to make the switch to Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBI) with their patients. Use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) now to avoid claim and eligibility transaction rejects. Starting January 1, 2020, regardless of the date of service on the Medicare transaction, most…

Cost Report Submission Reminders & Updates for Home Health and Hospice Providers

The largest proportion of home health and hospice agencies utilize a calendar year fiscal year and are required by Medicare to submit their cost report by May 31. This article provides reminders of various changes that may impact the cost reporting process for these organizations. Electronic Cost Report Submission/CMS Webinar Starting last year, the Centers…