Transition of Enrollment and Certification Activities for Hospices

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released Change Request (CR) 12868 which updates Chapter 10 of CMS Publication (Pub.) 100-08, Program Integrity Manual (PIM), with instructions regarding the processing of various certified provider and supplier enrollment transactions including hospices. The effective date of the updates has been moved from September 30 to…

Process Revisions for Changes of Information for Medicare Certified Providers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released revised instructions (Transmittal 10975/Change Request (CR) 12386) for processing of Medicare-certified provider information,  transitioning certain functions from the  Survey & Operations Group (SOG) Locations (formerly known as Regional Offices) to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and the Provider Enrollment & Oversight Group (PEOG), which is part…