Home Health Billing Requirements – A Reminder

As previously reported on December 15, 2018, there are new billing requirements for all home health agencies beginning January 1, 2019.  Specifically, Change Request 10782, requires that home health agencies put value code 85 on all claims, not just rural claims.  CMS clarified this in a Home Health, Hospice & DME/Quality Open Door Forum on…

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…