CMS Further Modifies Processes Related to Redesign of Hospice Periods in CWF

Earlier this year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a MLN Matters Article (SE 18007 – Recent and Upcoming Improvements in Hospice Billing and Claims Processing) that announced significant changes to the way hospice periods are configured in the Common Working File (CWF).  MLN SE 18007 also announced improvements to the way…

Important Current and Future Hospice Billing Changes Outlined in MLN Matters Article

During 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced significant changes that, beginning in early 2018, allow hospice providers to electronically submit Notices of Election (NOE) and related transactions and to correct election or revocation dates without needing to cancel all transactions related to the hospice election.  Most recently, CMS issued a MLN…